Car crashes into Londonderry auto parts store
By ELI OKUN
Union Leader Correspondent
LONDONDERRY A car crashed through the doors into the O Reilly Auto Parts store on Garden Lane Tuesday afternoon, causing some damage inside the store but no injuries.
Town police and fire officials responded to the scene shortly before 3 p.m. The driver had steered the car entirely inside the store.
The driver was a woman in her mid-60s, said Fire Chief Darren O’Brien.
A building inspector was called to the scene to examine the substantial damage, though there didn’t appear to be structural concerns, O’Brien said
Later that afternoon, caution tape blocked off the store s entryway, but inside could be seen some aisles of merchandise that had been knocked aside, with items strewn on the floor, as employees worked to clean up the store.
A Londonderry police officer at the scene said officials didn t believe there was alcohol involved it seemed the driver had accidentally stepped on the gas and accelerated. Neither the driver nor anyone in the store were hurt. But the officer declined to provide more information, citing an ongoing investigation.