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Vehicle Crashes into Perkiomen Polling Place

A Ford Taurus crashed into the Perkiomen Fire Company just before 1 p.m.; the polling place remains open for voters.

A Ford Taurus crashed into the Perkiomen Fire Company, Perkiomen Township's joint polling place, at 12:50 p.m.

According to Jan Laverty, a volunteer at the polls, a man was driving slowly into a parking spot along the side of the fire company when he sped into the building, crashing into a side door that led into the polling place.

"It seemed like he mistook the brake for the gas," said Laverty.  "He just pounded into the door - he flew forward really hard."

Laverty said that people inside of the building were intially concerned that the noise, and the accompanying smoke through the door, was a bomb.

One voter leaving the fire company said that the vehicle crashed into an empty spot within the polling place - there were no injuries, and no voting machines were affected.

The unidentified man was transported from the scene by an ambulance.

nameless citizen November 06, 2012 at 11:46 PM
This is just too easy. They let people like that vote and drive cars. LOL

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