Driver smashes car all the way into New Jersey medical building

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Driver smashes car all the way into Verona medical building
Toni Yates reports from the scene, where the vehicle ended up deeply embedded in the building.

VERONA, New Jersey (WABC) -- A car smashed all the way into a building in Verona, New Jersey, on Wednesday morning.

It happened at the First Care Medical building on Pompton Avenue at 7 a.m.

Authorities say the vehicle was involved in a collision that sent it careening all the way into the brick structure.

Two office workers were inside the building at the time of the crash, but fortunately, they were not injured.

The driver was taken to an area hospital. Their condition is not yet known.

The Verona Fire Department and Building Department were dispatched to the scene to determine if the stability of the building was impacted.

The accident remains under investigation, and anyone with any additional information can contact Officer Ruff at (973) 239-5000.

The Verona Police Department posted pictures of the crash on Facebook and added, "Great job by our two dispatchers, Denise Scheerer and Heather Meece, on dispatching this call for service."

The cause of the initial collision is not yet known.

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