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No injuries quickly soon after dumptuck crashes into Maple Valley small business enterprise

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Mar 18, 2023

No injuries quickly soon after dumptuck crashes into Maple Valley small business enterprise

four employees of the Maple Valley Eye Care Center have been inside the developing when the crash occurred.

By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com • March 17, 2023 3:52 pm

The truck was in the parking lot close to the Maple Valley Eye Care Center ahead of crashing into the developing. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

Early morning on St. Patrick’s Day, Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority have been on the scene quickly soon after a dumptruck crashed into the side of a Maple Valley developing.

At eight:30 a.m. March 17, a medium-sized dumptruck was parked but nonetheless operating at the four Corners Square off of Maple Valley Black Diamond Road Southeast in Maple Valley with two passengers inside.

According to Puget Sound Fire, the automobile “somehow started moving forward” and 1 certain of the males and girls in the cab of the dumptruck meant to spot their foot on the brake to quit the automobile — but rather stepped on the accelerator. The automobile then drove far more than a landscaped place of the parking lot and crashed into the Maple Valley Eye Care Center.

The Eye Care Center had not opened even so, but four employees have been inside when the crash took spot. Puget Sound Fire reports that there have been no injuries.

“There was considerable harm to the exterior wall due to the truth [the dumptruck] went all the way through,” pointed out Pat Pollock of Puget Sound Fire. “It took out the assistance columns and aspect of the beam. There was also considerable harm to the small business enterprise.”

Puget Sound Fire’s Heavy Rescue group was capable to add emergency shoring to safely get rid of the dumptruck from the developing. Additional shoring was added as quickly as the dumptruck was removed.

Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

Puget Sound Fire’s Heavy Team added additional emergency shoring to the unstable roofing once the dumptruck was removed. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

Puget Sound Fire’s Heavy Group added far more emergency shoring to the unstable roofing as quickly as the dumptruck was removed. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.