Wienermobile suffers sudden acceleration into house

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile loses control, crashes into Racine home (Amy Kant,

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile got itself into quite a pickle when it crashed into a Racine home Friday morning.

Neighbors tell FOX 6 the Wienermobile took a wrong turn and ended up on the dead-end street, Kenilworth Avenue in Racine.

While trying to get turned around, the woman driving the hot dog on wheels accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake and lodged the Wienermobile

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Horrific Sudden Acceleration

Police: SE Houston man accidentally hits gas, kills wife, mother-in-law (Dale Lezon, Houston Chronicle)

A man who had just picked up his new driver’s license mistakenly hit the accelerator as he returned to a far southeast Houston home shortly before 10 a.m. today, lurching into the garage and killing his wife and mother-in-law and seriously injuring a 6-year-old boy, police said.

The women, who were cooking, were pinned against the back wall, Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva said.

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