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.