Thomasville Times Enterprise

May 15, 2014

Storefront smashed

Staff report

THOMASVILLE — A driver blamed brake failure after her vehicle smashed into Bob & Jeff’s IGA Supermarket at 523 W. Jackson St. on Thursday. Paula Mitchell’s 1998 Ford Explorer struck the area around the entrance to the store. The Thomasville Police Department and Thomasville Fire/Rescue were dispatched to the scene at approximately 12:42 p.m. City building inspectors also responded to evaluate the damage. Mitchell, 66, was transported to Archbold Memorial Hospital for evaluation after some complaints, according to Lt. Eric Hampton of the Thomasville Police Department. No major injuries were reported at the scene.