Car Crashes Through Auto Shop Garage Door and Strikes Woman Inside Garage

PHOTO: A woman was injured after being struck by a vehicle which crashed through a garage door at a Lakewood auto shop today, police tell TLS.

The incident occurred at a Route 9 auto shop when an elderly woman mistakenly accelerated while waiting to pull her vehicle inside the repair garage, crashing through the closed garage door, police said.

Police say a woman walking on the other side of the garage door was struck by the car, which also struck a parked vehicle inside the garage.

The woman was transported by EMS to the Jersey Shore Medical Center with serious injuries.

Lakewood’s Traffic & Safety division is investigating the incident. (TLS-CCP)

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  1. To anonymous @ 3:09-you commented slow down???? What in the world does this accident have to do with slowing down?? She was sitting in her car waiting, and accelerated through the door.

  2. tis true- our neighboUrs to the north have a law- must re-test every 2 yrs once a person turns 80. Refuah shelaimah to the injured!

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