Commentary: Car Accidents When 86-year-old George Russell Weller drove his car into the Sana Monica farmers' market on Wednesday, he killed 10 people and injured dozens more. The incident rekindled the debate about elderly drivers. But commentator Maryann Gray hopes that it also makes room for another kind of discussion. Twenty-five years ago, she hit and killed a child by accident. In a society that offers support groups and self-help books for everything from acne to shopping addictions, she says those who injure or kill other people in traffic accidents suffer alone.