Story By: Jonathan Macias, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
This is the moment a motorist mounts the pavement where he knocks a woman through a building entrance door before crashing into a lamppost.
The incident was filmed in the central Costa Rican city of Paraiso and the footage was posted on social media where it has been widely circulated.
In the video, the driver is seen rounding a corner before mounting the pavement and apparently knocking a woman through a building entrance door.
The out-of-control driver then crashes into a lamppost before onlookers rush over to help the injured woman and she is seen getting to her feet with the help of a young man in a white T-shirt.
The car driver is also seen getting out of his vehicle to check on the victim.
According to local media, onlookers called the emergency services and paramedics arrived on the scene and took the woman to a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries.
Her current condition is unknown and it is unclear whether the motorist has been arrested.
The local authorities have confirmed that they are investigating the accident and are trying to establish what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle, according to reports.
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