On Monday, October 11, 2010 Ms. Elaine Cathey was pulling into handicapped parking at the McDonald's restaurant in Woodbury, when according to her she missed the brake and hit the gas pedal.
As a result the 1996 Ford Windstar van went through the front plate glass window into the building.
Ms. Cathey was transported by Cannon County Ambulance Service to Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro for an unknown medical condition.
McDonald's employee Kayla Tramel who was on break inside the store, injured herself when trying to move out of the way of the van. She was transported to Stones River Hospital in Woodbury with undetermined injuries.
Charges against the driver Elaine Cathey are pending at this time. The accident was investigated by Woodbury Police Dept. Sergeant Kevin Mooneyham.Chief Tony Burnett