5 hurt after truck drives through Hendersonville hair salon

Truck Drives into Hair Salon
Published: Mar. 10, 2023 at 11:24 AM EST
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HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The City of Hendersonville said five people including an elderly woman were hurt on Thursday when a truck crashed into a hair salon.

The driver of a Toyota Tacoma hit Studio 64 Hair Design at Henderson Crossing around 3:40 p.m. When emergency crews arrived on scene, they said the truck was completely inside the building.

The following victims who were at the salon were injured:

  • 46-year-old man, minor lower right leg abrasion
  • 22-year-old woman, right knee/leg injury
  • 22-year-old woman, right ankle injury
  • 31-year-old woman, upper right leg laceration
  • 87-year-old woman, head/neck injury

Three of the victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.

The driver of the truck and a passenger were not injured. The driver, a 66-year-old woman, was charged with failure to reduce speed.