1 person suffers minor injuries after vehicle crashes into Burlington apartment


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BURLINGTON, N.C. – A woman was injured after a vehicle crashed into her apartment Sunday morning in Burlington, according to police.

Crews responded to the incident at 10:45 a.m. at Hawthorne at Forestdale apartments at 3551 Forestdale Drive, Burlington police said in a press release.

Police said the driver was backing up from a parking space and her vehicle malfunctioned, propelling her into the apartment.

The driver did not appear to be impaired and charges are not expected, according to police.

A 27-year-old woman inside the apartment at the time was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was not injured.

Burlington police and emergency responders remained on the scene early Sunday afternoon.

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