A huge cement truck crashed into the shop, Glory’s Market and a mini-market in new Jersey. 5 people suffered, one of them very seriously.
The accident occurred yesterday, November 1, at Cedar Swamp Road in the town of Jackson. According to police, 17-year-old motorist tried to swerve right in front of the truck, which was traveling on the opposite lane, a truck driver slammed on the brakes, but still hit the girl’s car and then crashed into a discount store Glory’s Market, destroying a significant part of the building.
«We worked in the office, and all I’ve heard is a roar, and [then] the counter of the mini-Mart crashed into the wall of the office,» — said the store owner, Carla Glori.
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Most of all went to the cashier: it is first struck. The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Injuries of the other victims are less serious. Both drivers were slightly injured.
Carla Glori immediately realized that one of her employees was under the rubble, so he sent people to help. According to the owner of the store, the cashier saw the approaching car.
«The staff told me that she cried: «Run», she said. — She saw him (the truck. — USA.one) is approaching.»
Speaking of fatal accidents: behind the cash register the victim was by coincidence — she usually works in another part of the building, and in the time of the accident was the substitute for a colleague.
The investigation into the incident continues.