Car crashes into NoDa building

Published: Sep. 17, 2011 at 1:50 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 17, 2011 at 1:51 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - One person taken to the hospital after a car crash early Saturday morning.

It happened about 2:00 am at North Davidson and 28th Street in the NoDa neighborhood. Officers say two cars were involved.

The driver of the second car ended up in the side of a brick building at the intersection.

Several people saw the crash from a 24-hour bakery in the building. Shayla Torres was drinking coffee at Amelie's when she heard the collision.

"The noise was very loud," she said. "The I remember seeing the door move. When we came out, the smoke was all the way into the entrance; it was really bad."

The driver is expected to be OK. Officers say alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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