VIDEO: 82-year-old woman drives straight into a bakery shop in New York
27 Feb 2021
A car seen inside the bakery shop in New York.
Gulf Today Report
An elderly woman drove straight into a bakery in New York, the police said on Tuesday. 82-year-old Kathryn Ford accidentally hit the accelerator pedal instead of applying the brakes.
The incident happened at Dolce and Biscotti in Clifton Park. A CCTV footage showed a sedan ploughing into the store.
Luckily no one was at the counter. The woman continued to hit the pedal until a man assisted her to cut the power.
Mary Baldi-Fron, Owner and Executive Chef of Dolce and Biscotti said on Facebook, “24 hours has passed since our bakery accident and we are even more amazed and grateful that my staff and I had many Guardian Angels watching over all of us.
The attached video was retrieved today and shows how horrific this was for all. Thankfully, none of us, including the wonderful woman in the car received any serious injuries. The bakery can be rebuilt and we thank you all for your warm wishes, calls of support and kind comments. This mean so much.
A view of the front side of the bakery after car crashed into it.
“A special thank you to all the first responders and Quick Response who arrived at the bakery almost instantly, and the NYS Troopers who were just incredible helping us - especially Trooper Meghan Williams. She was outstanding, coming back to the bakery a number of times last night to check on us.
Lastly, a specially thank you to Dan at Zachary’s Pastry Shop in East Greenbush for coming to our aid, helping out many of my customers with orders we could not fill.
Please check back on Facebook and our bakery website for updates on reopening!