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Lucky escape as driver backs through car park wall


An elderly driver in the US who backed his car through the seventh-floor wall of a car park has had a lucky escape.

Sixty-seven-year-old Ralph Hudson burst through the car park's exterior wall after getting his foot stuck between the brake and accelerator pedal of his Mercedes.

Mr Hudson, who was manoeuvring in the garage in Tulsa, Oklahoma when the accident happened, had a narrow escape when the car stopped just in time.

Its boot and part of its back wheels were left hanging precariously out of the building but staff were able to safely drive it back inside.

Mr Hudson was not given a summons over the incident, police said.

PA Media