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HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — An elderly man crashed into a Fine Wine & Good Spirits store on Harleysville Pike and injured two young children that were in the store at the time.

Police say that Jacob Fell, 94, was pulling into a parking space when he hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. Subsequently, his 2016 Chevrolet Impala sped up, over the curb, and then crashed into the store.

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The force of the crash sent glass throughout the store.

One young child was struck by the vehicle. A second child was injured by the glass debris.


Credit: Kristina Eck.

“It looked like a murder scene because of all the red wine bottles broken on the floor. The smell was strong,” stated Kristina Eck, an employee, who witnessed the accident.

A fire crew was able to free Fell from his car and he was also injured, according to officials.

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The two children and Fell were taken to Grand View Hospital. They are reported to be in stable condition.

Police are still investigating the crash. The Fine Wine & Good Spirits store has closed as a result of the accident.