A 15-year-old Greenfield girl and her mother ended up inside their own dining room after the teen accidentally drove the family SUV through the front of their house during a driving lesson at about 3:25 p.m. Oct. 23.
Haille Johnson was practice driving with her mother,Tara, when an attempted left turn into their driveway in the 3700 block of South 102nd Street turned bad, according to a Greenfield police report.
Haille told police she accidentally stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake, drove across the front lawn and crashed through the front of their home. The vehicle crashed through the bay window, traveled through the living room and ended up in the dining room.
The girl’s mother was treated at the scene for an arm injury. The girl’s father and her two younger siblings were in the kitchen when the SUV careened into the home. None of them were injured.
The vehicle, a 2015 Dodge Journey SUV, had extensive front end damage and was towed from the scene. The house sustained structural damage, causing the family to have to leave the home until repairs could be made.
No citations were issued.