McDonald’s Customer Run Over By Her Own Car In Drive-Thru

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Though the drive-thru at fast food restaurants serves a very simple, transactional purpose, sometimes what happens there is far from expected — and can even be dangerous. To that end, police in Pennsylvania say a McDonald’s customer ended up at the hospital after her own car ran over her in the restaurant’s drive-thru lane.

Pennsylvania State Police said a 76-year-old customer’s food had fallen to the ground after a McDonald’s worker handed it to her, reports The woman opened her door and leaned over to pick it up, and her car accelerated forward.

As the car moved, the driver’s side door hit the building, and the woman fell out. The car didn’t stop until it crashed into a block wall in the parking lot… and then rolled backward and ran over the customer.

She was taken in an ambulance to a local regional airport and flown to a hospital in Pittsburgh with moderate to severe injuries, and was listed in serious condition as of Monday night.

Woman, 76, run over by own car at McDonald’s drive-thru []

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