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Women hurt, business damaged after car slams into Coraopolis business

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. — Two women were hurt and a business in Coraopolis was badly damaged early Wednesday when a car smashed into the building.

The driver of the car lost control and slammed into the front of the business on Fifth Avenue.

The impact of the crash was so strong, it took out the store front, sending debris and glass everywhere.

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The women inside the car were trapped and crews had to cut them out from the wreckage before rushing them to the hospital.

Neighboring owners have a tremendous sense of relief that this didn’t happens hours earlier.

Neighboring business owners say they feel for everyone involved, and had the crash happened last nigh, the outcome could have been even more traumatic.

“There always are cars because there are people that live up there, so there’s always cars parked on both sides of the street. So it could’ve been a lot worse. There probably could’ve been two or three cars right here,” said Cloressa Gracie, owner of Jordan’s Donuts.

Channel 11 is checking with police to get an update on their conditions and if any charges will be filed.

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