PHILADELPHIA – Last Wednesday afternoon, a car crashed a car to slam into a Philadelphia drug store which the police is now investigating.
It was about 1:30 p.m. when the accident happened at the Ride Aid located at 46th and Chestnut Streets in West Philadelphia. According to the police, car has crashed into a West Philadelphia Rite Aid Wednesday afternoon.
SkyFOX helicopter flew over the scene and took shots to what looked a compact car that crashed through the side of the store at 46th and Chestnut. It was not clear what could have caused the accident or if there were people injured.
It was really a mess with the bricks and chunks from the wall of the store all around the car.
The driver lost control and slammed the car against a concrete wall that was only steps away from the store’s front entrance.
There was no immediate information given out about the incident, whether there were any injury and what caused the driver to lose control and slam into the building. The incident remains under investigation.
Rite Aid Corporation is one of America’s leading drugstore chains with approximately 4,700 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia. It has very strong presence on both the East and West coasts with 91,000 associates. This outlet located at 46th and Chestnut Streets in West Philadelphia is one of the 428 listings it maintains in Philadelphia. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker RAD.
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