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Vehicle crashes into Carbondale domestic violence shelter

(Source: Patricia Cosgrove) (Source: Patricia Cosgrove)
(Source: Patricia Cosgrove) (Source: Patricia Cosgrove)
(Source: Patricia Cosgrove) (Source: Patricia Cosgrove)
(Source: Patricia Cosgrove) (Source: Patricia Cosgrove)
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CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

No one was hurt when a vehicle smashed through the front entrance of The Women’s Center domestic violence shelter on Thursday afternoon, February 2.

According to The Women’s Center Board President Patricia Cosgrove, it happened around 3:10 p.m. when the driver of a blue Toyota SUV accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes while attempting park.

The vehicle slammed into the front entrance of the women’s shelter causing extensive damage to a vestibule area.

Carbondale police and fire crews are on scene.

No word on an estimated cost to repair the damage.

The Women's Center will be hosting a fundraiser on Friday evening, February 3 at the Carbondale Civic Center. Doors open for Taste of Chocolate at 6 p.m.

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