Elderly woman drives car onto second floor of mall, escorted out | USA TODAY


A woman described by as “elderly” by police drove her car through a mall entrance in Braintree, Massachusetts, and made it onto the second floor before being escorted out.

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A woman described by Braintree police as “elderly” drove her SUV into South Shore Plaza on Thursday, coming to a stop about 60 yards into the second-floor corridor of the mall near Torrid.

The driver, who has not been identified, was still seated inside the late-model Lincoln MKX when police arrived late Thursday morning. According to Braintree police, the woman stopped the vehicle on her own and bystanders were talking to her when police arrived.

Officers and a mental health clinician evaluated the driver on scene before she was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation. Braintree police are requesting an immediate license suspension from the Registry of Motor Vehicles. No charges have been filed at this time.

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