May 30, 2007 / 12:04 PM / 10 years ago

German mistakes subway for underground car park

<p>A closed subway entrance in Berlin in a file photo. A German mistook a subway entrance for an underground car park and her vehicle got stuck on the stairs, police said on Wednesday.Tobias Schwarz</p>

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German mistook a subway entrance for an underground car park and her vehicle got stuck on the stairs, police said on Wednesday.

The 52-year-old drove her Volkswagen Beetle across the pavement in central Duesseldorf and into the entrance where it ground to a halt about five steps down, police said.

Police estimated the damage at around 1,500 euros ($2,000).

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