Car crashes into Kapiti store

SOPHIE SPEER
REPORTER
Last updated 13:27 11/07/2012

Relevant offers

Kapiti

'Gun shots' merely fireworks Burglar caught on camera Police seek thief's identity Meet Miss Universe NZ: Rachel Millns Driving service faces handicap Thieves hit Swazi in latest Levin robbery Pole-dancing feature attracts plenty of interest Critics expect it's foot down now on Transmission Gully Nathan Guy increases majority in Otaki Kapiti explosion a military exercise: Police

A car has smashed through the window of Video Ezy on Kapiti Rd in Paraparaumu.

A woman put her automatic car into drive instead of reverse and smashed into a small front panel and window and damaged a copper gas pipe bout 12.45pm today.

She also hit a copper gas pipe which started leaking but has now been fixed.

A gas utility representative repaired a minor leak in the gas pipe and said it had not posed any danger.

"It could happen to anybody. It has happened before - same window. It is not a big deal," store owner Melanie Hobbs said.

The driver was not trapped or injured but emergency services attended, Inspector Ken Climo, of police central communications, said.

Do you have photos of this incident? Send to photos@dompost.co.nz

Contact Sophie Speer
Reporter
Email: sophie.speer@dompost.co.nz
Twitter: @sophie_speer

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

How many coffees do you have a day?

5 or even more

3-4

2

1

Anything from 1-5.

Don't touch the stuff.

Vote Result

Related story: Coffee as we know it at risk of dying

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content