Elderly motorist crashed into building in Hellesdon after hitting wrong pedal

Police have been called to a crash in Fakenham. Picture: James Bass

Police have been called to a crash in Fakenham. Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

An elderly motorist drove into the side of a building in Hellesdon after hitting the wrong pedal.

Emergency services, including fire crews from Sprowston and Earlham, were called to reports of a single vehicle crash on Reepham Road, Hellesdon, at just after 7.40pm tonight (Monday, February 6).

A spokesman in the Norfolk police control room said the elderly driver of the Honda Jazz had crashed into a building after he 'hit the wrong pedal'.

Ambulance crews also attended but there were no injuries following the crash.

Fire crews helped to make the scene safe.


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