Vehicle Slams Into Columbus Daycare, No Children Injured


UPDATED: Monday June 9, 2014 12:20 PM

A vehicle struck a daycare on the west side of Columbus Monday morning.

The crash occurred at 3770 West Broad Street around 10:30 a.m. The vehicle ended up inside of the daycare.

There were 10 children inside of the facility at the time of the crash. No children were injured, according to authorities.

A sign on the building identified the daycare as Jubba Day Care.

"I was in the office at the time when I heard the big bang. I came out running, and there were two teachers in the class at that time. I started shouting 'Is anybody hurt? Is anybody hurt?' ... luckily, they were not," said Abdi Issa, daycare manager.

The driver thought the car was in drive, but it was in reverse, according to police. She suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Officials tell 10TV that there were 75 people working in the stripmall at the time of the crash.

The building was evacuated as fire officials inspected the structure.

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