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Woman runs over her own foot after leaving her car and forgetting to place it in park

By Mason White 10:32 AM October 18, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
An elderly woman in California, was taken to a hospital after suffering a foot injury after leaving her own car and forgetting to put it in the park position.

Petaluma police said that the 82-year-old woman, who was not identified, was found lying on the ground on Ely Boulevard South and Frates Road around 12:00 a.m.

A passerby found her 2000 Honda about 50 feet away, and there was blood on one of the front tires. According to the police investigation, the woman exited her car without putting it in the park position.

She then either fell or was pulled under the moving vehicle, which ran over her left leg. Several passersby offered her help and an ambulance was called to the scene.

She was transported to the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.