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Car reported into building near South Hill Mall

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on May 6, 2013 at 2:28 pm with No Comments »
May 6, 2013 5:36 pm
Puyallup police photo
Puyallup police photo

UPDATE as of 5:20 p.m. A 65-year-old woman was driving a car carrying an 8-month-old boy and a 61-year-old female passenger, when the vehicle accelerated from the drive-up teller tube machine into Harborstone Credit Union about 1:47 p.m. at 3921 South Meridian, according to police.

The three in the vehicle and a 27-year-old female employee inside the building suffered minor injuries.

The car ran into the employee lunch room, Harborstone facilities supervisor Wes Urbanec said.

The credit union will be close until 9 a.m. Tuesday, he said.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

UPDATE as of 3 p.m. Two adults and a toddler were in the vehicle, and were not injured, Central Pierce assistant chief Randy Stephens said. One employee was partially trapped, but was not seriously injured, Stephens said. The Credit Union employee is being taken to Good Samaritan Hospital as a precaution, he said. The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

INITIAL POST: Central Pierce Fire & Rescue crews are in the 3900 block of South Meridian for a report of a vehicle into a building, according to assistant chief Randy Stephens. He said technical rescue workers have been called to the scene.

A car crashed into the Harborstone Credit Union there, according to Puyallup police, who are also responding.

Four people are being treated at the scene for minor injuries, officers said.

Traffic on South Meridian is expected to be slow in front of the scene due to the emergency response, according to police.

Further details are not immediately available. Check back for updates.



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