Lucky escape for shoppers

Struan Jones
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SHATTERED: Three women were lucky to escape serious injury after a vehicle accidentally drove through a shop window yesterday afternoon. PHOTO: Mel Guy

TWO shoppers were injured when a car driven by an elderly woman ploughed through the glass entrance of a patchwork and sewing shop near Big W in Wangaratta yesterday afternoon.

Emergency services including police, CFA, SES and ambulance officers attended the scene after staff in neighbouring businesses heard a huge crash and raised the alarm.

Sue Oats, whose mother was in the store at the time, said a large dining table she had just donated to the store had “saved her (mother’s) life”.

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