Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-186

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 4, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Driver Mistakes Gas For Brake Pedal

    Driver accidentally mistakes the gas pedal for the brake and crashes into doctor's office.
    • Friday
    • June 4, 2010
    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • 3201 West Waters Avenue
    • Tampa, FL
    Vehicle: 2002 Nissan Sentra

    Driver: Nancy Taylor, 71
    Tampa, FL

    Passenger: Dorothy Bossley, 91

    At approximately 10:00 a.m., deputies responded to 3201 West Waters Avenue in reference to a vehicle crash. Deputies discovered that the driver of the 2002 Nissan Sentra was taking her 91-year-old mother to the doctor's office at that address when she hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. The vehicle crashed into the building causing an estimated $20,000 in damage to the building and $2,000 damage to the vehicle. No one was injured in the crash.
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