This Is What Happens When You Mix Up the Brake and the Accelerator

By Sam Gibbs on at

Have you ever confused the brake for the accelerator in your car? No, me neither. But a woman in Turkey made that unfortunate mistake while pulling up to a petrol station in her Porsche 911 Turbo, launching her right through a shop.

I thought that kind of thing only happened in the movies. It's a miracle no one happened to be shopping for their late night can of Red Bull and Haribo to keep them on the road. The shop assistant escaped with minor injuries, while the car protected the driver and her terrified passenger. The Porsche hit a parked car first, but as you can see, it flew into the shop at a pretty scary speed. I guess that's what 0-62mph in just 3.6 seconds looks like at the business end.

Remember folks; the accelerator is the one on the right, unless you're driving a Ford Model T, of course. [YouTube via Jalopnik]