Washington D.C.

Car Crashes Into Building Near Dupont Circle, 1 Injured

A car somehow drove up onto a sidewalk near D.C.'s Dupont Circle and slammed into a building Saturday, leaving one person injured, police say.

The crash happened about 12:48 p.m. near the intersection of 18th Street and P Street NW.

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Photos show that the gray Toyota Corolla crashed through a black gate surrounding the American Enterprise Institute building. The front end of the car fell into a gap between the building and the sidewalk.

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One of the car’s hubcaps laid on the mulch a few feet away.

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D.C. Fire Department and EMS said it evaluated four people and took one person to a hospital with serious, non-threatening life injuries.

There was no structural damage to the building.

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The crash closed down several streets in the area, but all roads are back open, police said.

Police have not said who was driving the car or the cause of the crash.

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