Man hospitalized after vehicle pins him against wall in St. Cloud

A man was taken to a hospital early Sunday morning after a vehicle pinned him against a wall in St. Cloud.

St. Cloud Police said officers were called to the 500 block of St. Germain Street East at about 2:40 a.m. on a report of a man pinned by a vehicle. There, officers found a 66-year-old man with a significant arm and leg injury.

Police said a 41-year-old man was attempting to move a van inside a shop when his foot slipped off the brake pedal and hit the accelerator, causing the vehicle to lunge forward and pin the victim against a wall.

The 41-year-old immediately called for help, and medical personnel transported the victim to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the incident is believed to have been an accident.