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Medical boot blamed for crash into house

REDDING, Calif. - A medical boot on a man's right foot is being blamed for a crash into a house.

Police were called to the 1800 block of Trumpet Drive just before 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

When they arrived they found a Jeep in the front yard of a home, and serious damage to the landscaping and a wall of the garage.

According to police, the man who lives across the street was backing out of the driveway with a medical boot on his right foot when it became caught on the gas pedal.

The Jeep accelerated backwards across the street and into the home.

No one was hurt.


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