Police: 15-year-old driver causes rollover accident after confusing gas and brake pedals

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – A teenage driver was injured in a rollover accident in Lauderhill.

It happened in the area of University Drive and 50th Street on Monday afternoon.

According to police, the 15-year-old driver was with her father on University Drive when she tried making a right turn at 50th Street.

She confused the gas and brake pedals, causing the vehicle to roll over, police said.

The girl was taken to Coral Springs Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Her father was not hurt, police said.


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