Police: New England driver confused forward with reverse, crashing into condominium
MONSON, Mass. — A driver hit a condominium building after confusing forward with reverse, police said.
The Monson Fire and Police Departments responded to 18 Palmer Rd. around 10:51 a.m. on Friday.
Police said the operator confused the gears in the car, leading him to drive over a 12-foot embankment before crashing into the building.
The driver sustained minor injuries, and the building received structural damage to the second-story deck.
The fire department shored up the deck until the vehicle could be removed and then reinforced the shoring with a 2-by-12 and 4-by-4 posts until the deck can be taken down or repaired.