Motel Maid Pinned, Killed by Car in El Cajon Accident

Posted on Jul 22, 2011

July 22, 2011 - El Cajon, Calif. - Police in El Cajon are still investigating a fatal collision that claimed the life of a motel maid at Villa Embasadora Inn on Thursday, July 14, at about 12:45 p.m., according to reports from 10News.

While pulling into a parking space, the 75-year-old motorist accidentally pressed the gas, instead of the brake, and struck the 60-year-old maid, pinning her against the motel wall.

The maid died at the scene of the accident. Her name is being withheld until her family is notified.

The elderly female driver was not injured in the accident, according to a report from El Cajon city spokeswoman Monica Zech. After she learned of the maid's death, however, she became emotionally distraught and had to be taken to a local hospital. Her current condition is unknown.

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