Woman Having Terrible Day Gets Out To Fix Gas Cap, Gets Run Over By Her Own Car

It might be time to take away Grandma’s keys, kids.

Last week, an elderly woman leaving the Costco store in Burlington, Washington behind the wheel of her Honda CR-V forgot to screw the gas cap back on after she filled that puppy up. She also forgot to put her vehicle into park after a car pulled up next to her at a red light and pointed out the hanging gas cap.

Let’s see how things turned out when she got out to rectify the situation:


All things considered, the woman was beyond fortunate that she was able to walk away from the incident instead of leaving the scene on a stretcher in the back of an ambulance because of a busted hip. Plus, her ride managed to miss every other oncoming vehicle and came to rest against a tree, and since it was only going about four miles per hour, there seemed to be minimal damage.

I mean, it could have been much worse:


h/t Barstool Sports

This apparently seems to happen more often than you’d think: 10 People Who Ran Themselves Over With Their Own Cars