Car crashes through office window

By -
2 comments
Crash. Tower Real Estate in Cherrywood 

Photo by John Borren
Crash. Tower Real Estate in Cherrywood Photo by John Borren

The staff at Tozer Real Estate were getting ready to head home for the day when a car crashed through their front window.

Owner Paul Tozer said an elderly man they knew slipped his foot off the brake and onto the accelerator when the car he was driving crashed through the large display window yesterday about 5pm.

Mr Tozer said the case of older people accidently driving into shop fronts was "definitely not an uncommon occurrence".

"The main thing is no one was hurt," Mr Tozer said.

"It could have been worse. Someone could have been walking along the footpath at the time. There's always worse."

For more articles from this region, go to

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 02 Oct 2016 05:47:06 Processing Time: 264ms