Courtesy of NBC 4 New York
The driver was seriously injured in the accident.
By Michael V. Cusenza
Three people were injured early Thursday morning when a car jumped a Liberty Avenue curb and blasted the front of a South Richmond Hill furniture store, according to police and published reports.
A silver, two-door Honda carrying three occupants collided with Salco Furniture’s roll-down security gate around 2:30 a.m. and subsequently caught fire. The victims were safely removed before firefighters knocked down the blaze.
The driver and two passengers were taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. While the passengers were not seriously injured, the driver, a 23-year-old woman, suffered a punctured lung, broke an arm and fractured both legs, according to the New York Daily News.
Authorities are still investigating the incident.