Woman mistakes gas for brake, crashes SUV into home

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

UPLAND, Calif. – Dramatic images show the aftermath of an SUV crashing into a home in Upland. 

The photos, shared by the Upland Police Department, show a black Durango partially inside the kitchen of a single-story home.


According to police, the driver – who was unlicensed – was helping a family member move their vehicle on their property when she mistook the gas for the brake and collided into the home.

No one was in the kitchen at the time of the crash, and no one was injured, police said. 

No other information was immediately available. 


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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.