BMW driver seriously injured after slipper stuck on accelerator

PHOTO: The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

SEOUL - A car crashed into a traffic sign in Gijang, Busan, after the driver's slipper allegedly stuck on the accelerator pedal, local police reported.

The BMW sedan hit a traffic sign at high speed near Busan Premium Outlets at around 7:50pm Thursday (Jan 18).

The driver's right arm was broken and he suffered internal organ damage during the accident.

He was sent to a hospital immediately for treatment.

The police agency is still investigating to confirm the cause of the accident.