- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Police in Salem, Oregon, say a man learning to drive a manual transmission jumped a curb, struck a woman and then slammed into a laundromat.

KPTV reports (https://is.gd/On5vnE) that police say the woman suffered broken bones but is expected to recover. She was rushed to a hospital Sunday evening.

The 23-year-old driver was cited for careless driving. Police say he was not impaired by drugs or alcohol.

Investigators say he was learning to drive a stick shift or operate one in a vehicle that was new to him.

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Information from: KPTV-TV, https://www.kptv.com/


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