Man seriously injured after car crashes through window in Edmonton: police

EDMONTON — A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a vehicle crashed through an office window in Edmonton.

Police say a woman was parking her car in a disabled stall near a financial institution when she accidentally hit the accelerator.

They say the car went through a large window and pinned a man who was sitting at a desk.

The man’s injuries are considered serious but not life threatening.

Police say the crash caused extensive damage to the building.

They also say investigators don’t believe the 62-year-old driver was impaired or had a medical episode.

She is facing charges under the Traffic Safety Act, but police didn't specify what charges.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 6, 2023.

The Canadian Press