Man Drives SUV Through Front Of Pharmacy

A man says he was picking up his morning newspaper when he made a costly mistake.

Wade Waters tells WITN he drove his SUV through one of the plate glass windows at the front of Tayloe's Hospital Pharmacy. It's located at 601 E. 12th St. in Washington, across from the Beaufort County Hospital.

Waters said he had just picked up his morning newspaper just before 6:30 a.m. Waters said his feet somehow got tangled, and he hit the gas. His vehicle drove through the front of the pharmacy, completely shattering one of the plate glass windows. Two-thirds of the Ford Explorer went into the pharmacy. The business was not open at the time.

No one, including Waters, was hurt. Waters told WITN he was embarrassed.

Washington Police confirmed the incident was just an accident.


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  • by Speakingfreely Location: somewhere on Sep 22, 2009 at 04:10 AM
    Should be charge with breaking and entering with the intent to steal.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 21, 2009 at 10:02 AM
    Maybe he has 2 right feet.
  • by Ceal Location: Washington on Sep 20, 2009 at 06:17 AM
    This happens a lot, I know he feels bad, I know I did. Glad he is okay and no one was injured. Cool out people, strange things do happen, it is just a question of when it will happen to you.
  • by BK Location: Greenville on Sep 20, 2009 at 04:21 AM
    Hi, Anonymous: It was 6:30 on a Friday morning. School kids all over the State are either wating at bus stops or heading to them. I know this because I see them. Others are on their way to work. Mr. Waters could have taken out one of them instead of a plate glass window. Why don't you try thinking before you post?
  • by ANNOYMOUS on Sep 19, 2009 at 07:20 PM
    TO BK--> This happened at 6:30 in the morning! How was he going to hit someones child when the pharmacy wasnt even open!! Think before you write stuff up here!
  • by Buzz Location: MillCreek on Sep 19, 2009 at 01:07 PM
    Dont't you people realize that is was the SUV's fault, if he'd been drivin' one of those little hybrid car dealies that everybody thinks is so cool he would have just scratched the fender or something. Mean SUV, bad, go back to your room, no dinner!!!!! Buzz-
  • by usa in need of health care Location: havelock on Sep 19, 2009 at 12:11 PM
    Talk about drive thru. service maybe he could not afford the doctor and medicine like many other even if you would give them health care they couldnt afford the med's to make them better mr Obama please include med's in your plan .because just going to a doctor and if it's free it still doent pay for med's my grandap med's some of them are $50 to $600 but there no talk about that is there help take care of american's with same health coverage as your self and the house and thank you you are doing a good job, just this matter need some work thanks again
  • by BK Location: Greenville on Sep 19, 2009 at 08:06 AM
    Don't suppose the Police thought to do a sobriety test? I'm not laughing with him, I'm just glad he didn't kill someone's child.
  • by K Location: Gville on Sep 18, 2009 at 09:38 PM
    Some people are so mean. It does happen no matter what age or size of shoe. In fact, its happened to me twice but only one caused an accident. Stupid platform sandals. Wade: Thanks for the laugh. Remember, we are laughing WITH you not AT you :)
  • by Mary Location: NC on Sep 18, 2009 at 09:14 PM
    Alligood - The Washington Police confirmed it was an accident. What does age have to do with it. Young or Old. I am sure he has car insurance.
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