Vehicle crashes into VA store

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A single-vehicle accident caused a driver to crash into a Deals Dollar Store on the 2000 block of Victory Boulevard on Saturday morning.

An investigation found that the driver of a Mercury Tracer, was pulling into the parking lot and hit the gas, thinking she was hitting the break. The car then drove through the front of the store.

Once inside, the vehicle struck the register area causing debris to strike costumers. The vehicle did not hit anyone.

Three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver and one passenger were unharmed from the accident.

Police have charged the driver, a 56-year-old woman, with reckless driving.

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