Driver pulls 180 in parking lot bang-up

Central Saanich senior unhurt in dramatic parking lot crash

A Central Saanich senior parked perfectly after hitting a building and a parked vehicle Tuesday evening.

The woman in her 90s pulled into a parking lot of a plaza on East Saanich Road shortly before 5 p.m.

Police said that while parking she confused the gas for the brake and slammed into a building. In the confusion, she then reversed the car in a 180-degree turn hitting a pickup truck before pulling perfectly into a parking stall.

The driver wasn’t ticketed.