Car crashes into bank in Freehold

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Police say a car crashed into a Monmouth County bank causing severe damage to the building this morning.

The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. at the First Commerce Bank on Schank Road in Freehold.

Crews removed the vehicle from the First Commerce Bank.

Officials say no one was inside the bank at the time, nor the driver of the vehicle, was injured.

Witnesses tell News 12 the woman driving entered the wrong way onto the exit ramp off of Schank Road. She then hit the gas, cleared a row of bushes and at a high speed smashed into a pillar outside the bank cause extensive damage.

The woman received a cut on the head and was taken to the hospital.

The bank is shut down while the damages are being reviewed.

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