Truck Crashes into Antique Shop

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JACKS CREEK, Tenn. – In an effort to prevent on accident, a driver created another one running his truck through a local business according to Tennessee Highway Patrol. Traffic is pretty steady on Highway 100, but no one was expecting traffic to come right through a local antique shop in Jacks Creek. THP officials said It happened at the intersection of Highway 100 and 22 in Chester County just a little after 8 p.m. Thursday Richard Vinson, a Jacks Creek resident, heard about the accident on Facebook and immediately went to the scene. “They were pulling the trailer away from the building and pulling the truck out and loading them up and getting ready to leave,” said Richard Vinson. Witnesses said the driver ran in to the business while trying to avoid another driver making a U-turn on the highway. Taylor Henry works at a BBQ shop across the street and said she saw the clean up Friday afternoon. “There were some guys out here. They were on ladders just out there boarding it up,” said Henry. The owner said it took 5 hours to patch up the hole and will cost an estimated $8,000 to fix the building and damaged items. The crash comes at a time when business owners hoped to rack in extra sales over the holiday weekend. “Usually its a lot of business especially on Saturdays. She has a lot of people stopping by,” said Henry. But this weekend, the antique shop will be closed.

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