Car crashes into Coventry hair salon
COVENTRY, R.I. (WJAR) —
A car crashed into a hair salon in Coventry on Wednesday morning.
The car went through the side of Godfrey's on Tiogue Avenue at about 10 a.m.. The crash left a hole in the side of the building.
Coventry police said a silver Toyota RAV4 plowed into the occupied building.
The female driver was taken to a hospital to be evaluated. No one else was hurt.
The salon's co-owner was inside the salon with another customer when the crash happened.
The owner told NBC 10 News that the the driver was a client who was parking and confused the accelerator with the brakes.
The car went through a wall where the hair dryers are situated. The owner said she was thankful no one was using them.
The crash caused significant damage inside the salon.
According to police a building inspector was contacted and the building was not condemned.
Police say there are no pending charges and the accident appears to be operator error.