Vehicle crashes through home in a driving lesson gone wrong

A driving lesson gone wrong ended with an emergency crew towing a vehicle out of a home behind Sherwood Forest Mall Sunday afternoon.

Adil Hassan said he was giving his wife, Ban Hadi, driving lessons in the empty parking lot behind the mall on Sunday.

He said he told Hadi to hit the brakes but instead, she accelerated, sending the vehicle up a slight hill, through a fence and into the lower floor of a townhouse - writes lfpress.com

“It was her first day (driving),” Hassan said. “I thought in the future she could help me with driving but now I don’t know.”

Police at the scene said “everybody (was) OK” but Hassan said his wife was sent to the hospital to get checked out and no one else was hurt.

It appeared as if the vehicle went through a sliding door and knocked out part of the brick wall surrounding the door as well.

The unit manager, Mohammad Yassine, said the tenant living in the unit called him, shaken. He said his tenant — who did not want to be identified — was sleeping in the living room upstairs when he heard the vehicle crash through the lower floor which was being used as a basement area with laundry facilities.

The vehicle was eventually tugged out of the home, back down the hill and onto a tow truck.

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