Dash camera video of the incident, which occurred near Red Maple Road and Bantry Avenue on Dec. 8, was released by police on Wednesday as a reminder to motorists to drive according to the conditions.
York Regional Police say no injuries were reported after a vehicle lost control, struck a traffic light, and then crashed into a house in Richmond Hill.
Police say as a driver was entering the intersection, they accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, propelling their vehicle forward.
The vehicle then took down a traffic light and crashed into a residence in the area.
Fortunately no one was injured in the collision, police say.
The driver was subsequently charged with careless driving.