Car hits Cape Girardeau building

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
A member of the Cape Girardeau Fire Department removes glass from a window prior to removing a car from Southfork Lighting, 495 Kell Farm Dr., Tuesday, August 7. (Adam Vogler)

No one was injured Tuesday afternoon, when a car drove through the glass entrance to Southfork Lighting, 495 Kell Farm Drive.

The unidentified driver of a Toyota Avalon was pulling into the parking lot of the business about 2:30 p.m., when the driver put her foot on the brake, but then hit the gas again, said Cape Girardeau police officer David Valentine.

The car lurched through the glass entrance. The driver refused medical treatment.

Firefighters placed a steel support under the opening and removed all the damaged glass before the car could be removed, said battalion chief Fred Vincel.

Pertinent address:

495 Kell Farm Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO

Map of pertinent addresses

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