20 people injured after car crashes into Social Security office

Authorities in New Jersey said it was an accident and the driver accelerated when trying to park; two small children were in the car.
1:11 | 11/14/18

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We turn next tonight to the chaos at a social security office in southern New Jersey, when a driver with two children in her car crashed into the front of the building, injuring at least 20 people inside, many were rushed to the hospital. ABC's Adrienne Bankert is on the scene tonight. Reporter: A terrifying scene in this New Jersey town. A woman crashes her car into this social security office and slams into people waiting in the lobby. Request to respond. 1350 doughty road. Motor vehicle crash. Vehicle into a building. Reporter: Tonight, 20 people hurt, 15 rushed to the emergency room, one critically injured. Andy lalasis was inside. Here's a car plowing throw all those rows of chairs and people flying, chairs flying. Before I know it, the car is under my rib. It was mass chaos. Reporter: First responders in egg harbor township seen carrying two small children, still inside their car seats from that woman's vehicle. While we responded, we didn't know if it was going to be an intentional or unintentional act. Reporter: Police saying it was all an accident. The driver accelerated when trying to park. You can see behind us here, the hole in the building has been covered up. The driver is among one of the injured, and there is an active investigation to determine whether or not she'll be charged with a crime. David? Adrienne, thank you.

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