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Car hits shop window near Subway

A driver accidentally drove into a shop window at the Island Village Shopping Center on High School Road Tuesday afternoon.

Bainbridge Island Assistant Fire Chief Luke Carpenter said the man told emergency responders that as he was parking outside the Subway around 1 p.m. May 6 when he missed the brake and hit the gas instead.

His vehicle broke the outer pane of a double pane window near the sandwich shop.

No one was hurt in the incident.

It was the second time in two weeks that a driver crashed into a storefront at the Island Village Shopping Center, and the third time in the past month a vehicle has crashed into the front of a local business.

On the morning of April 23, a driver in an Acura sedan drove through a break in the steel sidewalk railings and into the glass storefront next door to Sole Mates Shoes & Outerwear at the shopping center on High School Road.

Earlier, on Monday, April 14, the driver of a Taxis & Tours van lost control of her vehicle while leaving the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal and struck the outside of the San Juan Building on Winslow Way.

 

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