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Burnaby auto-repair shop damaged after crash sends vehicle into storefront

A storefront was heavily damaged after two cars collided in Burnaby early Sunday, June 16, 2019, sending one vehicle spinning into the front of Edmonds Motors.
A storefront was heavily damaged after two cars collided in Burnaby early Sunday, June 16, 2019, sending one vehicle spinning into the front of Edmonds Motors. Global News

A crash involving two vehicles sent one car spinning into the storefront of a Burnaby auto-repair shop early Sunday morning.

Burnaby RCMP say the crash happened in the 7700 block of Kingsway just after 12:30 a.m.

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The two vehicles — one travelling eastbound, the other south — crashed in the intersection of Kingsway and 13th Avenue, sending one car into the front of Edmonds Motors.

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The two drivers, a 20-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospital. No passengers were in either vehicle.

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One of the front walls of the shop was completely blown out, with crumpled siding and drywall littering the sidewalk and room inside.

Despite the gaping hole, RCMP said they’ve been told by the Burnaby Fire Department there was no structural damage to the building.

City engineers were at the scene Sunday to assess the damage.

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RCMP say the cause of the crash has not been determined, but alcohol is not suspected.

Anyone with information about the crash, including dashcam footage, is asked to contact Burnaby RCMP.