Three killed in new case of Toyota flip-flop-related accelerationRay Wert8/10/11 6:00pmFiled to: Beige Bites BackToyotasudden unintended accelerationunintended accelerationSUAAlbanyToyota Highlander249EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThree elderly women were killed this morning in Albany, New York, when a 55-year-old woman driving a Toyota Highlander drove into a group of people standing on the sidewalk. Unintended acceleration? Not so much. Her flip-flop was caught under the gas pedal. Another sad case illustrating the real cause of unintended acceleration — beige cars being driven by people of an advanced age.