Truck Crashes Through Store Wall

UPDATED: Saturday, November 24, 2012 --- 4:55 p.m.

From Madison Police:

A male, who recently received his driver's license, was parked in the parking lot at 2002 S Stoughton Rd when he attempted to back up but inadvertently put his vehicle in drive.

When the vehicle began moving forward he panicked and hit the accelerator causing the vehicle to slam into the building.

No one was injured but there was damage to the vehicle and building. No citations issued.


POSTED: Saturday, November 24, 2012 --- 4:20 p.m.

No one was hurt today when a pickup truck barreled through a brick wall at A1 Furniture and Bedding.

The store is on the 2000 block of Stoughton Road on Madison's east side.

According to a store employee the crash happened around 2 o'clock this afternoon.

He says a young customer in the parking lot accidentally hit the gas instead of the break.

The truck went halfway through the wall of the store. The cab was inside the building with the truck bed sticking outside.

According to the employee, the driver was shaken up, but no one was hurt.

He says, insurance companies are assessing the damage, and the store remains open.

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