Car crashes into Perth store and pushes customers against wall

A car has run into a Perth shop window, customers clamping against a wall.

It is the second time this week that an elderly driver has lost control in the city.

The 87-year-old accidentally stepped on the wrong pedal.

A car has crashed into a storefront in Perth, pushing customers against a wall.
A car has crashed into a storefront in Perth, pushing customers against a wall. (Nine)

The Ford Futura approached the Willagee store, in the southwest of the city, slowly at first before charging into people in line.

In the accident at 4 p.m. on Saturday, three women were stuck to a wall.

The women, aged 50, 53 and 69, were freed and taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Witness Nathaniel said the couple in the car didn’t know what to do.

“They were so shocked that they didn’t want to get out of the car,” he said.

Another man who saw what happened, Brendon Lobo, said the impact also caused a lot of damage.

The 87-year-old accidentally stepped on the wrong pedal.
The 87-year-old accidentally stepped on the wrong pedal. (Nine)

“There was quite a bit of damage because the bricks on the floor in the lower part of that store were really broken, the car was half way inside the store,” he said.

Police say they are investigating whether the older driver must remain in possession of a driver’s license.

On Wednesday, a driver in his 70s drove into a radiology clinic in the suburb of Balcatta.

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