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Knoxville man hits parked car, crashing it into house

The Knoxville Fire Department asked travelers to avoid the area near the 3900 block of Pleasant Ridge Road.
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 8:03 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 14, 2022 at 5:28 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Knoxville man hit a parked car into the front of his home in Knoxville Friday morning, according to officials.

The Knoxville Fire Department asked travelers to avoid the area near the 3900 block of Pleasant Ridge Road shortly after the incident.

KPD officials told WVLT News that a man in his mid-50s who lived at the house accidentally pushed the gas instead of the brake while coming home, resulting in hitting the parked car in the driveway.

The driver suffered minor injuries that did not require hospital treatment.

No other injuries or individuals were involved, KPD officials said.

Editor’s note: First responders originally told WVLT News that a minor hit the car. The information has been corrected in the story.

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