car crash

Bricks cover a car that struck the Springfield post office Wednesday morning. Postmaster Andrea Kraft said no one in the building was injured.

SPRINGFIELD – The building and an automobile were damaged, but no one inside the Springfield post office was hurt in a mid-morning accident on Wednesday, the postmaster said.

“Everybody is fine,” Postmaster Andrea Kraft said after a vehicle hit the building at about 10:50 a.m. on Second Street.

“It could have been a lot worse,” she said.

It appeared to be a case of a motorist hitting the gas pedal by mistake and hitting the building.

“There were no injuries, just building damage and car damage,” she said.

A maintenance crew was working in the afternoon to secure planks and make sure the mail was secure, Kraft said.

“I won’t leave until it is all done,” she added.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.