Car crashes into building in Plainfield, residents evacuated

Residents of a building in Plainfield were evacuated after a car crashed into a business on the first floor.

Car crashes into building in Plainfield, residents evacuated

Car crashes into building in Plainfield, residents evacuated (4/28/16)

PLAINFIELD - Residents of a building in Plainfield were evacuated after a car crashed into a business on the first floor.

A car crashed into the Jackson Hewitt business early Thursday morning on Watchung Avenue and East 2nd Street.

The three families living in the apartments above the business were evacuated as a precaution. The building was deemed unsafe to live in until repairs are made.

Authorities say the driver of the car suffered minor injuries. It's not clear why the driver lost control of the vehicle.

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