driver loses control of vehicle and destroys cathedral parking lot in SC

The driver, an elderly woman, reportedly told rescuers in the Fire Department that she accelerated too much when leaving the scene; case happened in Rio do Sul

An unusual accident was recorded on Wednesday (31) inside the parking lot of the São João Batista Cathedral, in Rio do Sul, in the Alto Vale do Itajaí. A car driver lost control of the vehicle and destroyed part of the entrance to the site.

Driver loses control of the direction and destroys cathedral parking lot in Rio do Sul – Photo: Reproduction / Social Media

The driver of the Volkswagen Fox, an elderly woman, was leaving the place and should complete a right turn to enter the Aristiliano Ramos alley. However, the driver lost control of the car, went straight and ended up destroying the entrance totem of the parking lot.

The woman reportedly told the Military Police that she confused the car’s pedals, accelerated too much and therefore lost control of the vehicle. Despite the shock, according to the Fire Department of Rio do Sul, she had no injuries and refused medical attention.

Still according to rescuers, there was no one else inside the vehicle and no pedestrians were hit, leaving only material damage.

Watch the moment of the accident:

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