72-year-old woman injured after car crashes into Northshore clothing store


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FRANKLINTON, La. (WDSU) — A 72-year-old woman was injured Wednesday after a car crashed into a clothing store in Franklinton.

Officials say several 911 calls were received regarding a car crashing into Cato’s Clothing Store located near Winn Dixie.

When officers arrived a Volvo passenger car was located inside the Cato’s.

Police say a 72-year-old shopper was struck by the car and she was taken by Northshore EMS to St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

The driver of the car said she accidentally put her vehicle in drive instead of reverse and inadvertently drove into the building, according to police.

Police say the driver was uninjured.

By: WDSU Digital Team

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