Car slams into building

Emergency crews at the scene.

By Brendan Rees

A man has been taken to hospital after a car ploughed into a building in Narre Warren on Monday night, 1 June.

Emergency services were called to the incident just after 5.15pm after a car had slammed through the doors of the Telstra Business Centre store on Overland Drive, causing significant damage and smoke to fill the building.

Ambulance Victoria said a man in his 60s was taken to Dandenong Hospital in a stable condition for observation while a woman at the scene was assessed but not taken to hospital.

It’s not known what exactly caused the crash but a Victoria Police spokesperson said it was believed the “incident was the result of a medical condition”.

According to a CFA spokesperson, no person was trapped in the car.

Firefighters from Narre Warren, Dandenong, Hallam, Nar Nar Goon, Narre Warren North attended the scene and brought the smoke under control at 5.33pm and remained on-site until 6pm.

Volunteers from Narre Warren SES also attended.

 

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