News short: Car gets a little too close to T.J. Maxx

A car is towed after hitting a brick wall outside of T.J. Maxx, St. George, Utah, Oct. 3, 2016 | Photo by Joseph Witham, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The T.J. Maxx building received an unwanted makeover after a car hit its outer wall, scraping the wall and chipping its brickwork Monday afternoon.

A car is towed after hitting a brick wall outside of T.J. Maxx, St. George, Utah, Oct. 3, 2016 | Photo by Joseph Witham, St. George News
A car is towed after hitting a brick wall outside of T.J. Maxx, St. George, Utah, Oct. 3, 2016 | Photo by Joseph Witham, St. George News

A unit from St. George Police responded to the incident at approximately 4:59 p.m.

The sole occupant of the dark blue Audi, an adult female, was able to move the car to an adjacent parking stall while waiting for police.

The car sustained damage to the front portion of its driver’s side, including a dented bumper, smashed headlight and bent hood.

The brick wall hit by a car outside of T.J. Maxx, St. George, Utah, Oct. 3, 2016 | Photo by Joseph Witham, St. George News
The brick wall hit by a car outside of T.J. Maxx, St. George, Utah, Oct. 3, 2016 | Photo by Joseph Witham, St. George News

Fluids gushed from the car after the impact of the crash and were still visible on the sidewalk and asphalt where the incident happened.

Visible scrapes and chipped brick were apparent where the car met the building.

The car was towed away.

This report is based on preliminary information and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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7 Comments

  • .... October 3, 2016 at 11:11 pm

    This could of been a tragic accident if someone was walking by there at that moment. but thankfully no one was. It doesn’t seem the driver was hurt. so she was able to go home to her loved ones.

    • Real Life October 4, 2016 at 12:26 pm

      What a profound statement.

      • .... October 4, 2016 at 2:48 pm

        God bless you my fellow brethren

  • Mike October 4, 2016 at 12:02 pm

    The thrilling reporting of this spine-tingling event is blown out of the water only by the heart-stopping photos!

    • Bob October 4, 2016 at 5:22 pm

      lol

      • Bob October 4, 2016 at 5:23 pm

        cars run into stuff a lot here. gotta love dixie

    • .... October 5, 2016 at 12:35 am

      There should of been a warning about the photos that they may contain harmful and disturbing content.

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