CINCINNATI - A 7-month-old girl and her grandfather were lucky when a car careened into his store in North Fairmount Wednesday afternoon.
"The baby was kind of sitting by herself, and we were playing with her, and I picked her up. Thank God," Perkins said.
Rose and her mother, Victoria Perkins, who was also in the store, were not hurt. But it was a frightening scene for the mother.
"I saw the refrigerators starting to move and I got scared. And at first it didn't register to me that all that happened. Then when it registered, I started to freak out 'cause all the dust started coming and I was like, 'Get me out of here,'" she said.
The impact of Perkins' body dented the pop machine. Perkins said he
He said the vending machine, a washing machine and a fridge were damaged.
According to the police report, a car going west on Harrison crossed the center line and struck an eastbound car. Christopher Yarocki, 22, was cited.
The driver behind the wheel of the car that crashed through the wall said Wednesday night that she was only trying to avoid an accident when she swerved off the road and that she was suffering from minor burns caused by the airbags in her car.