Car slams into building in Newark, Del.

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image wpvi"><span>WPVI</span></div><span class="caption-text">Delaware State Police are on the scene where a car crashed in to a building in Newark, Delaware Monday morning.  </span></div>
September 28, 2009 11:10:10 AM PDT
A pickup truck crashed into a building in Newark, Delaware Monday morning.

It happened on the 2900 block of Pulaski Highway around 9:00.

The 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, operated by Ms. Terry Vaughn, 47, of Elkton, Maryland, was stopped at a red light on southbound Pleasant Valley Road at Route 40.

The light turned green and the Tahoe proceeded forward. As it entered the intersection, it collided with a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado, being driven 63-year-old Joseph Barben of Elkton, Maryland.

The impact sent the Silverado onto the property of the Glasgow Auto Body. The Silverado then struck a parked 2002 Chevrolet Venture and the Venture was forced into a parked 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. The parked vehicles were not occupied at the time of the crash.

The 2009 Silverado continued then ran into the Glasgow Auto Body main structure causing significant damage. Although the building was occupied at the time of the crash, no one inside reported being injured.

Barben was transported to Christiana Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was cited with Disregarding a Red Light.


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