GREEN BAY — A police
dispatcher is credited with helping a frantic teen
driver who was speeding down a Green Bay street with a
stuck gas pedal.
Crooks heard a crack after she drove out of the
Southwest High School parking lot Tuesday. Her vehicle's
accelerator was stuck and her brakes wouldn't stop the
car. Olivia thought the only way she could stop is if
she crashed the vehicle. She quickly punched 911 and was
connected with dispatcher Julia Robak.
) says Olivia headed for a cul-de-sac where she thought
she could drive around in circles until she ran out of
gas. Robak credits the teen with taking action in a
Robak is trained to
handle such situations and had Olivia put the car in
neutral. Police arrived and turned off the car.