Car into Dahlquist Jewelers

Car drives into building in Poulsbo Vill

(Poulsbo, Kitsap County) Crews from Poulsbo Fire Department responded to a call for a vehicle into a building yesterday at 1pm in Poulsbo Village, just off Highway 305. The 77 year old Poulsbo woman was uninjured when her Dodge sedan drove approximately 5 feet into Dahlquist Jewelers, breaking through a 10 ft by 10 ft glass window. The woman stated she thought she was putting on the brake when she pushed on the accelerator. Battalion Chief Chris Morrison said, “We are very glad no one was hurt. There was an electrician inside the building standing on a ladder, the vehicle landed just 5 feet away.” Official damage estimates are unavailable at this time but appears to be limited to the window, a display case, some furniture, and a small brick wall. Poulsbo Police are investigating the incident.

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FamilLEE says ... on Friday, Jan 30 at 9:47 AM

Thats what happened in Sequim a few months ago when a 76 y/o woman and her husband drove into the Pizza Factory 1 month after it was built. Her excuse was, she used accelerator instead of the break, oh and there car was brand new too. LOL

none none says ... on Monday, Jan 26 at 6:08 PM

they need to ride the bus or get a cab and just stay off the roads period!

bananypie says ... on Wednesday, Jan 21 at 6:49 PM

i saw an elderly lady that went trough the front of a medical clinic a couple months ago.lucky for her, no one was in the waiting room! a mom and 3 kids were just in there 3 mins prior. old people need to be tested! or just stay off the roads.

anotha none says ... on Wednesday, Jan 21 at 10:10 AM

I agree with all the nones

none numba 3 says ... on Tuesday, Jan 20 at 6:49 PM

AGREED!!! I got stuck behind some elderly lady one day doing 15 F'in miles an hour in a 35mph zone, no traffic in front of her nothing, just driving slow to drive slow. people like that need to be taken off the roads.

None Numba Two says ... on Tuesday, Jan 20 at 1:53 PM

I agree with none. I see a lot of the elderly driving worse then kids do. They drive really slow and don't seem to remember what they are doing in some cases.

none says ... on Tuesday, Jan 20 at 11:42 AM

70 years of age need to retake drivers ED all over again. If kids have to take elderly should as well.

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