ELLETTSVILLE — Brett White explained he was driving east via Ellettsville Wednesday night when he veered off the highway to prevent a collision with a semi truck.
His black Ford Fusion crashed through the front of Carrell’s Unfinished Home furniture retail store at 110 E. Temperance St. and arrived to rest inside the enterprise.
No 1 was hurt. White’s spouse was in the entrance passenger seat and their two toddlers, 2 and 3 decades old, have been in car seats in the back again.
Two girls who were being in the back of the retailer also have been unharmed, an Ellettsville firefighter mentioned.
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White reported the semi reduce in entrance of him and he rapidly turned correct to avoid a collision. His automobile jumped the suppress, he mentioned, and landed inside the store.
The accident snarled late afternoon targeted visitors by Ellettsville on Ind. 46, which is referred to as Temperance Street though the town.
The furniture store has been in Ellettsville for decades. It is positioned throughout from Chandler Funeral home on a a single-way segment of the highway that has a 30-mph velocity limit.
Darlene Garrison obtained a frantic cell phone simply call from White, who is her grandson, correct soon after the crash. “He was fairly shook up, but he mentioned the toddlers had been all ideal,” she mentioned, standing in the funeral house parking large amount at 6 p.m.
“They’re now dwelling and protected,” Garrison explained of the young children. “Grandma was listed here on the location.”
An Ellettsville Law enforcement Section officer was at the scene investigating the crash.