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updated: 5/31/2013 3:23 PM

Elk Grove woman drives into barbershop

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  • A masonry worker who declined to be identified replaces bricks at the front of Beardsley's Barber Shop in Elk Grove Village Friday afternoon after a car plowed through the window and entered the shop during the morning.

       A masonry worker who declined to be identified replaces bricks at the front of Beardsley's Barber Shop in Elk Grove Village Friday afternoon after a car plowed through the window and entered the shop during the morning.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • This is the view from the sidewalk of Beardsley's Barber Shop in Elk Grove Village Friday afternoon, after a car plowed through the window and entered the shop during the morning.

       This is the view from the sidewalk of Beardsley's Barber Shop in Elk Grove Village Friday afternoon, after a car plowed through the window and entered the shop during the morning.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

 
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A woman drove into a barbershop in Elk Grove Village on Friday morning, causing significant damage, but no major injuries, police said.

Elk Grove police responded to Beardsley's Barber Shop, 664 A Meacham Road, at 8:43 a.m. for a report of a vehicle striking a building, said Sgt. Matt Fiorito.

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The 50-year-old woman was an employee at a nearby business and was attempting to park her car when her foot became stuck on the gas pedal, according to a news release.

The woman was treated and released on the scene for minor injuries.

"Beardsley's Barber Shop sustained significant damage to the store front," the release said, although no one else was injured.

Police said no charges are expected.

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