Box Truck Smashes Into Newark Business, 1 Injured

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Newark  – Troopers are investigating a crash in which an operator drove a truck into a building Saturday, according to Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz.

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Bratz said that yhe incident occurred around 3:49 p.m., Saturday, March 4, 2017 as Jane W. Ndegwa, 51 of Washington, drove a commercial box truck into an office building through a cinder block wall of the Extra Space Storage business located at 121 Ruthar Drive, Newark.

For unknown reasons, the box truck pulled forward and accelerated over the sidewalk and struck the building with its front bumper, aid Bratz.

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Jane W. Ndegwa was treated at the scene by EMS. She was then transported to the Christiana Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. She was cited for careless driving.

Image Credits: Delaware State Police

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