Blackwood Apartment Tenants Evacuated After Car Crashes Through Wall
A woman drives a Cadillac into a building at Autumn Ridge Apartments Tuesday morning.
Tenants at Autumn Ridge Apartments were evacauted Tuesday morning after a car crashed into it, creating a large hole in the structure's brick exterior and damage to an unoccupied apartment.
Gloucester Township Police responded to the crash scene at 9:13 a.m. They found a 2007 Cadillac had breached the brick wall at Autumn Ridge's building "O" and crashed through interior walls in an unoccupied apartment that was undergoing renovations, Lt. Bob Stavola said.
No one was injured in the crash.
Police officers and Blackwood Fire Co. firefighters evacuated tenants from their apartments after the crash.
The township building inspector later cleared the building for occupancy, police said, and all tenants returned to their homes.
The uninjured driver, Ruth Marquez, of Autumn Ridge Apartments, was issued a summons for careless driving.