Patrick Robinson
A man drove a late model pick up truck into and partially through the window and brick wall of the Westwood Village Post Office on Thursday afternoon.

Truck drives through Westwood Village Post Office window and wall

According to Westwood Village Post Office officials a truck driven by an adult male, jumped the curb, and crashed into the window and brick wall just south of the main entrance of the building about 1:45pm on Thursday, May 9.

The Post Office official said the driver had apparently mistaken the brake for the gas. One woman was knocked down inside the post office and was shaken up but suffered only a minor cut from the flying glass. The driver was not injured.

The suspected driver at the scene, had crutches, and may be disabled. It's not known if his disability played a part in the accident.

The woman inside, Lidiya Vanvalkenberg said she was filling out a form when the truck burst through the window and moved a shelf " A whole bunch of glass fell on me and something pushed me and I fell on the ground. I got up and saw that nobody was hurt. I was happy about that. I'm still shaking. I can't believe I'm not dead. It was only this far from me and if it hit me I was going to be dead."

Here's the Seattle Fire Department recap.

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