Woman Hospitalized After Mont. Co. Accident

Car jumped curb and hit security booth

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    The security booth was condemned after the accident

    A woman was hospitalized Sunday morning after her car jumped the curb and struck a building in Silver Spring.

    Investigators say the accident happened at around 9:45 a.m. near the entrance of the Leisure World Community development. The Honda Sedan hit a brick post of the community's security booth at the entrance at the intersection of Norbeck Road and North Leisure World Boulevard.

    The woman was taken to a local hospital. The extent of her injuries were not immediately known. There were no other passengers in the car and and no other injuries were reported.

    Investigators say that a security guard managed to escape the booth just before the car hit it. The booth has been condemned by investigators as officially unsafe to be in.