An 81-year-old woman was arrested Sunday after she drove her car through the entrance of a 7-Eleven convenience store in Toride, Ibaraki Prefecture.
The woman has been charged with reckless driving resulting in injury, Sankei Shimbun reported. A 57-year-old part-time employee in the store was injured. Three customers were in the store at the time but none of them were hurt.
The incident occurred at around 9:25 a.m. Police said the woman was about to leave the car park when she hit a parked car and then careened through the store entrance. She was quoted by police as saying she mistakenly pressed the accelerator instead of the brake© Japan Today