Car slams into Charlotte storefront

Car slams into Charlotte storefront

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An SUV crashed through the storefront of a Charlotte business Sunday afternoon.

Police say no one was seriously hurt when a silver Jeep plowed into Newton & Newton Drapery, Shade and Blind Company about 5:00 p.m.

The driver was treated at the scene but was not seriously injured. He told police that the brakes on his vehicle failed.

The crash took out a large window and brick wall and the Jeep came to rest inside the showroom of the small shop, located at 129 West Blvd.

No one was inside the store, which is closed on Sundays.

The owners of the store were notified and arrived at the scene.

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