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Van crashes through wall of Raleigh apartment while person is in bed

Posted July 19, 2020 5:31 p.m. EDT
Updated July 19, 2020 11:18 p.m. EDT

Van crashes through wall of Raleigh apartment

— A van crashed into the wall of an apartment building in Raleigh around 4 p.m. Sunday.

Van crashes through wall of Raleigh apartment

An enormous hole could be seen in the side of the apartment, and a person was reportedly lying in bed when the home was struck.

The van was traveling south on North New Hope Road when it reportedly rear-ended a vehicle then crashed into the apartment.

Van crashes through wall of Raleigh apartment

Two people were transported to Duke Raleigh Hospital with minor injuries, including the driver of the car that was rear-ended. The van driver was arrested at scene.

Raleigh's fire department is examining to see whether the building will still be habitable, but officials said they think it likely will not be.

Van crashes through wall of Raleigh apartment

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