Stuck Shoe Laces Forces Woman to Lose Control and Run Off of the Road

DUBOIS COUNTY -- Shoe laces are being blamed for an accident yesterday on U.S. 231.

It happened just south of CR 600 North.

Police say a Loogootee woman’s shoe laces got stuck in the gas pedal and she lost control as she tried to wiggle her foot loose.

Her car went off of the roadway into a ditch.

The woman complained of head, neck and back pain.

Damage to her vehicle is estimated to be around $10,000.