Monday, 24. November 2014
03. 12. 12. - 14:00
A businesswoman staging a conference on safety in the workplace watched in horror as her car rolled into a lake after she forgot to put the handbrake on.
Red-faced Kasia Miechowicz, 26, had left her brand new Audi in a hotel car park in Olsztyn, Poland, where she was hosting the lecture.
"There was a commotion in the car park and as I looked out I could see a car sliding slowly into the lake and I thought, 'What kind of idiot does that?'," said Kasia.
"Then I realised it was my car and I was the idiot. I've never been so embarrassed," she added.
Firefighters who rescued the motor say it will recover after drying it.
"It wasn't in the lake for long. It just shows you that anyone can make a mistake when it comes to safety," said a spokesman.
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