MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- A driver crashed through the wall of a Milwaukie apartment, pushing a 97-year-old man in his recliner across his living room Thursday morning.
At about 11 a.m. 89-year-old Owen Gotchall crashed into the wall at The Springs at Clackamas Woods apartment complex, in the 14400 block of SE Webster Road, according to Sgt. Adam Phillips of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.
The resident of the apartment, Donald Brownrigg, was sitting in his recliner by the patio door, Phillips said. The recliner was struck by the car as it crashed through the patio door. His recliner was pushed across the room with him in it.
Brownrigg suffered minor injuries and was taken by a family member to a nearby hospital.
Gotchall told police he hit the gas pedal instead of the brake while he was parking, Phillips said. The car jumped a curb before going through the patio door.
Gotchall was not injured. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.