A man in Lubbock accidentally hit the gas on his car and ran into his cousin Tuesday morning (Oct. 6).

According to Everything Lubbock, the accident occurred near the intersection of 36th Street and Utica Avenue.

The driver of the car (who hasn't been identified) was preparing to take his 66-year-old female cousin to a hospital. The man pressed on the gas while the woman was crossing in front of the vehicle, hitting her.

The Lubbock Police Department, along with Lubbock Fire Rescue and EMS, responded to a call after the accident.

Lubbock police said that the woman suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries.