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Car crashes into front of Queensbury Walgreens

Car crashes into front of Queensbury Walgreens


QUEENSBURY — No one was hurt when a car crashed into the front entrance at Walgreens in Queensbury on Monday morning.

The accident happened at about 9 a.m. at the store on Upper Glen Street.

Police determined that the driver, 81-year-old Lois Phillips, of Queensbury, was driving a 2017 Cadillac sedan when she accidentally hit the accelerator while parking.

The vehicle jumped the curb and struck the building before coming to rest at the main entrance, according to a news release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

The car came to rest perpendicular to the automatic double doors. The doors were pushed in and glass was strewn about the scene.

Phillips was evaluated on the scene by West Glens Falls EMS and was not injured, police said.

No tickets were issued.

The Queensbury Central Fire Department also assisted at the scene to sweep up debris.

The store was closed as of mid-afternoon on Monday.

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