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Pensioner parks car in an Apple store

One person injured
Mon Jan 14 2013, 11:50
Car crash

A PENSIONER apparently lost control of their vehicle and drove it into an Apple store.

According to the reports we have seen, including this one at the Chicago Tribune, the pensioner drove their Lincoln Town Car into the Lincoln Park Apple store.

"I think it was driving too fast," said the Tribune's eyewitness, Jack Dutton, 6. "The store seemed to be closed already," added friend of the family, Phillip Chang, 32.

The car, described as a dark-colored sedan, collided with and carried on through the Apple store's Windows on Sunday evening, leaving one person with minor injuries.

It is said to have smashed through the glass and made its way into the store about five feet. It might have been trying to take down a display of headphones. We will never know. Local police are still looking into what happened.

This is not the first time that a pensioner has collided with an Apple store window, and in March last year Evelyn Paswall, 83, sued Apple for $1,000,000 in damages after she failed to spot a store window and walked into it, breaking her nose.

"Apple wants to be cool and modern and have the type of architecture that would appeal to the tech crowd," said her attorney, Derek Smith. "But on the other hand, they have to appreciate the danger that this high-tech modern architecture poses to some people." µ

 

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