Car crashes into Famous Footwear store in Salt Lake City, four people injured

SALT LAKE CITY — A motor vehicle crashed into a Renowned Footwear retail store in Salt Lake City Saturday afternoon, injuring 4 folks, law enforcement report.

The incident occurred at close to 3:45 p.m. around 1170 E. 2100 S.

Police say 4 people today have been wounded in the incident, which include the driver of the SUV.

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One particular female is in the clinic in significant ailment right after she was trapped underneath the automobile, police report.

A mom, who was 21 weeks expecting, and her 7-yr-previous daughter also suffered minor accidents, Salt Lake City law enforcement mentioned. The mom picked up her youngster and moved her out of the way so she would not get hit by the vehicle.

The driver of the SUV, an 81-year-old girl, also has slight injuries.

“I was standing in the salon, and it was a big growth,” said Jacques Richards, who witnesses the incident. “I considered it was an earthquake. And then as I was on the lookout out the door, I could see glass spraying out of the window into the parking whole lot.”

Law enforcement say preliminary investigation appears as however the driver imagined she was pushing the brake when she in fact accelerated, causing her to crash into the store. The driver did continue to be at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, officials explained.

“When you happen to be at operate, you really don’t anticipate a car to occur correct through your window,” reported Hannah Tycksen, who witnessed the crash. “She just went straight by means of the window and exploded. We felt like the whole constructing shake.”

A crash group is encouraging to investigate, police report. The workforce will diagram the scene, speak to witnesses and glimpse at surveillance movie in purchase to determine out what occurred.

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