injury when car crashes into business

Monday, September 25, 2017 12:29 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A car crashed into a building in LaPorte this morning....injuring one of the


It happened about 10 a.m. at the Personal Finance Company.....near Kroger.

According to police....right now it appears the driver thought she was hitting the brake but

Instead stepped on the gas pedal.

The car crashed right through the window....roughly ten feet high by five feet wide....

A female employee near the window was hit and shoved backwards...

She was taken away by ambulance.

Her name and extent of her injuries are not yet known.

LaPorte Police officer Joe Toth spoke to us at the scene......and said the
crash remains under investigation.
Two doors down.....we spoke to the manager at General Nutrition Services.....
Ryan Ochall....said he heard the crash......and the victim was speaking and complaining of a possible head and other injuries.
Customers showing up at Personal Finance Company were being turned away
with the outside and inside littered with all kinds of broken glass.
We'll provide more details once they're made available from police.