OAKLAND (AP) — Authorities say an unlicensed driver crashed outside a terminal at Oakland International Airport, injuring four pedestrians.
No serious injuries were reported after the car jumped a curb and crashed in a drop-off area outside of Terminal 1 on Tuesday evening.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the 54-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving and driving without a license after he told authorities his foot became stuck on the accelerator.
Update: suspect in airport pedestrian collision will be arrested for felony reckless driving causing injury. pic.twitter.com/Hb6cFsXc4Q
— Alameda County Sheriff (@ACSOSheriffs) March 28, 2018
Authorities say the car went up onto a sidewalk. Four people complained of injuries, including one who was hit by flying luggage.
The crash backed up traffic at the airport but didn’t affect flights.