Photos: Driver Crashes Mercedes During Test Drive in Virginia

A person test-driving a Mercedes-Benz struck four other cars in the parking lot of a Virginia dealership Friday morning and sent the luxury vehicle on its side.

The Arlington County Fire Department said about 11:30 a.m. a female driver and three passengers were taking a Mercedes for a test drive at the Mercedes-Benz of Arlington dealership on North Glebe Road in Ballston.

The driver hit the gas and accelerated at a high rate of speed, striking four vehicles in the parking lot of the dealership, fire officials said. She then took a sharp turn and crashed the white SUV on its side.

Fire officials said there were no reports of injuries, but a dealership employee who was in the SUV asked to be checked out by medics.

No further information was immediately available.

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