DENVER, N.C. — Four people were injured Monday after a car crashed into the front wall of Chesterbrook Academy Preschool in Denver, North Carolina, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol confirmed later Monday.
The car went through a classroom occupied by a teacher and four children. The teacher was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two of the four children had minor injuries.
The driver, identified as 34-year-old Mallory Planck, received minor injuries after her 2021 Tesla Model Y crashed into the school. Two children in her car were not injured in the crash.
The Telsa was stopped in the parking lot before suddenly accelerating and crashing into the building, according to investigators.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the school at 7:30 a.m. Monday morning.
One witness, who works at the neighboring Meineke Car Care Center, posted on Facebook that he saw six ambulances on the scene.
Police said no charges are expected against Planck.
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