81-year-old woman drives into Taff and Davies Law Office in Toms River

Authorities say she lost control of the vehicle and struck the front wall of the Taff and Davies Law Office. (3/15/14)

TOMS RIVER - An 81-year-old woman drove her vehicle into a building Saturday morning in Toms River.

Police responded to 147 Route 70 West at around 9:30 a.m. after Eileen McCarthy, from Manchester, stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake while parking her 1999 Mercury.

Authorities say she lost control of the vehicle and struck the front wall of the Taff and Davies Law Office, causing extensive damage to the building.

McCarthy was not injured.

She was issued a summons for careless driving pending a court date.

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