Shop front smashed

The scene where a car smashed into a window at Countdown in central New Plymouth.
The scene where a car smashed into a window at Countdown in central New Plymouth.

A car with two elderly occupants crashed into the window of Countdown on Courtenay St at 4.30pm on Saturday.

Witnesses said the car drove into the New Plymouth supermarket's carpark from Leach St and over a traffic island before it hit the side of the building.

The elderly male and female occupants of the car were taken to hospital in an unknown condition, a police communications spokesman said.

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