It's happened to you or someone you know: You think your car is in Park and begin to exit your vehicle, and then it starts to roll. Now, most drivers catch themselves that moment, step on the brakes, throw the gearshift into Park and wait for their heart rate to come back down. This was not one of those times.

In this case, a Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the unfortunate vehicle involved caught on a security camera, and its operator thinks that the car is in Park or that the emergency brake is engaged. We won't even talk about the fact that the driver nearly drags the car along a cement wall while backing it out, but it it appears to come to a stop on the entrance to the street. When the driver gets out to pick something up in the driveway, the luxury sedan starts to crawl forward thanks to gravity, and unfortunately for the driver, it's aimed directly at her.

The driver initially manages to avoid being run over by her own Mercedes-Benz, but in the process of attempting to recover, things get... worse. We'll keep the conclusion a surprise until you check out the video below.

While you may not go to hell for muffling a chuckle in response to this video, we feel bad for the victim here. There is no description for this video, so we cannot confirm if she was badly hurt, but hopefully not. And we can't help but sympathize a little – we've always felt that Benz's newer column-mounted electronic gear selector (with its "P" button on the end of the stalk) can be a bit fiddly. Clearly, it takes some practice.

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    • 1 Second Ago
      Dan Kuehling
      • 2 Years Ago
      What, you mean Mercedes doesn't have a Somethingtronic for that?
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'm pretty sure she's hurt.. Benz knows how to make doors, but I wonder if the collision prevention kicked in to make the car stop like that?? but in Benz's defense the car chimes when it's in park
      • 2 Years Ago
      At least the Ford Escort wasn't harmed!. What's with the all-white painted cars?
      • 2 Years Ago
      LOL! The car seem intent to hurt her somehow. When running her over failed, he bash her with the door! I wonder if it's named Christine...
      Second Planting
      • 2 Years Ago
      She should sue herself!
      Alex Butti
      • 2 Years Ago
      LOL, they invented this thing called e-brake!
      • 2 Years Ago
      Her car is probably equipped with one of those moronic steering column mounted shifters. Every time I drive a car with one of those I have to press the park button at least 5 times to be safe. BMW forces the car in park when the door is open, but they both need to stop trying to be fancy IMO.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Ah gravity, thou art a heartless b*tch
      Brian B.
      • 2 Years Ago
      A light whack to the face by the door and she's sprawled out like she was gunned down by gang members. What a drama queen.. sheesh. Take away her keys!
      • 2 Years Ago
      No real brain cells were harmed in the making of this video...
      • 2 Years Ago
      haha i love it how she just lays there for a moment after impact.
      • 2 Years Ago
      That family really like white cars.
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