Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Car Hits Merritt Island Church

MERRITT ISLAND, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that a 2010 Nissan 4-door driven by 81-year-old Martha Wilson of Melbourne, Florida struck a Methodist Church in Merritt Island.

FHP says that Wilson was driving in the parking lot of the church, located at 3925 S. Tropical Trail and Crooked Mile Road, and placed her foot on the gas pedal instead of the break pedal.  The Nissan accelerated and struck the front side of the church which received minor damages.

Wilson received minor injuries and was transported to Wuestoff Hospital in Rockledge, Florida.