Car nearly strikes Walgreens in Norwalk

(Photo: Norwalk Fire Department)

NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — Norwalk police are investigating after a car was almost driven into a Walgreens Pharmacy on Sunday.

According to fire crews, a woman in her late 50’s was driving on Gardner Street when she lost control of her car. Officials say the woman’s vehicle sideswiped a tree and came to rest two inches from the side of the building.

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(Photo: Norwalk Fire Department)

Authorities say the driver appeared to be semi-conscious and had to be extricated from the vehicle. She was the car’s sole occupant.

The woman was transported to a local hospital. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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