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Woman slams car into vacant Boyle Heights building

April 24, 2012 |  7:43 am

A speeding car plowed into a vacant building in Boyle Heights early Tuesday, but the driver was not seriously injured, police said.

The unnamed woman was driving at least 60 mph about 1 a.m. when she slammed the vehicle into the building at Boyle and Pleasant avenues, said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Matthew Fleming. She was taken to a hospital.

The car hit an exterior wall and an interior wall before coming to a halt inside, Fleming said. The cause of the crash has yet to be determined.

The woman had no alcohol in her system at the time of the crash and is not expected to be charged, Fleming said.


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Photo: Workers shore up structure after a car slammed into a building in Boyle Heights early Tuesday morning. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times