She 'panicked:' Woman drives over 30-foot wall, into ravine while trying to park, Raleigh police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman is recovering after Raleigh police said she drove over a wall and into a ravine on Thursday morning.

The incident happened before 7 a.m. in the parking lot of Scholastic Book Fairs on Business Park Drive.

Officers said a woman was trying to park her car and "panicked" when she hit the gas pedal instead of the brake.

The car, which was in reverse, then ran over a 30-foot retaining wall and down into a ravine.

The woman was taken to the hospital but her injuries are non-life-threatening.
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