ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A pedestrian was hit after a driver told police that he mistakenly hit the gas pedal instead of the brake on Monday afternoon.

St. Petersburg police said a pedestrian was hit in a parking lot in the 600 block of 10th Street North around 2:13 p.m.

Police said the vehicle lurched forward and pinned a man between two vehicles. He was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

No other information was immediately available.