Car Smashes Into Wall, Stuns Swimmers in YMCA Pool

A car crashed into a Pennsylvania YMCA and almost wound up in the pool — shocking swimmers doing laps Friday.

An elderly woman mistook the brake for the accelerator when she slammed her red sedan partially into the pool area of Ridley Area YMCA on South Avenue in Secane around noon, said Ridley Township Police.

The woman wasn’t seriously hurt, police said.

There were swimmers using the pool at the time, said the YMCA. None of the swimmers were hurt but they sure did get a surprise by the gaping hole left in the wall.

“The Y is open, but the pool will be closed for the foreseeable future,” Michael Ranck, president and CEO of the Ridley Area YMCA, told the Delaware County Times.

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