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Driver loses control of vehicle, slams into East Ridge building

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EAST RIDGE, TN (WRCB) -- On Friday morning, East Ridge Police responded to a report of a vehicle crash involving a car having struck a building at 3920 Ringgold Road.

When patrol units arrived on the scene just before 10:00 a.m., the found a vehicle had crashed into the building.

The preliminary investigation into the incident indicates the driver had pressed the accelerator when she meant to press the brake pedal.

As a result, her vehicle struck a parked car, a support post attached to the structure, and then the building itself.

There was an estimated $8,000 to $10,000 worth of damage done to the building, but luckily there were no injuries.

Officers are still investigating. No charges have been filed at this time.

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