Milton’s commercial complex was left in structural danger after a car crashed into one of its walls early Sunday morning and damaged a steel pole, Milton Police Deputy Chief James A. O’Neill said in an e-mail. said in an email.
As the gray 2011 Infiniti was driving north on Interstate 93, the driver said the car began skidding on a patch of ice, O’Neill said. It then came out on Granite Avenue, but the driver was unable to regain control and collided. O’Neill said around 2:30 a.m., the side of the building on 500 Granite Avenue.
O’Neill said he did not know if the driver, a 40-year-old man from Lawrence, was injured. When police arrived, he was already outside the car with the help of paramedics and opted not to go to the hospital.
O’Neill said he was unaware that anyone was inside the building at the time of the crash.
O’Neill said the front half of the vehicle was still stuck in the building late Sunday morning. “Leave it alone until it can be safely removed,” he said.
No charges have been filed against the driver, he said.
O’Neill said the building has suites that have been rented out to various companies. O’Neill said inspectors from the town’s building department are trying to determine whether it can open on Monday.
No other information was immediately available.
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