No Injuries as SUV Crashes Into Rockville Office Building

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    Montgomery County crews rescued a driver trapped under debris when he or she crashed into a building in Rockville. News4's Darcy Spencer reports. (Published Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014)

    No one was injured when an SUV crashed 25-feet into a busy Rockville office building Wednesday afternoon. 

    According to Pete Piringer with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, crews responded to the 2400 block of Research Boulevard around 4:45 p.m. for the report of a car crashed into a building.

    Driver Rescued After Car Crashes Into Rockville Building

    [DC] Driver Rescued After Car Crashes Into Rockville Building
    Montgomery County crews rescued a driver trapped under debris when he or she crashed into a building in Rockville. News4's Darcy Spencer reports. (Published Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014)

    A co-owner of the Hearing Health Center housed inside the office building told News4 one of her workers would typically be sitting at a desk where the Jeep SUV came barreling through, but was not there today.

    "It seems like a minor miracle," the woman said. "Thank God she was at our second location today in Wheaton. I'm overwhelmed with that good news."

    Rescuers pulled the driver and a child out of the Jeep, and helped assist several people out of the building which was littered with broken glass.

    Police say the Jeep driver first apparently backed into a Mercedes sedan in the parking lot.

    Sources say after hitting the Mercedes, the Jeep driver panicked, put the car in drive and hit the gas pedal, sending the car crashing into the building.

    With no one injured and the building intact, workers are slated to return to the building Thursday.

    Stay with NBCWashington online and on-air for more as this story develops.