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Driver crashes into “POSH” jewelry store in Santa Barbara

Posted at 12:16 AM, Sep 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-27 03:16:34-04
Courtesy: Santa Barbara City Fire
Courtesy: Santa Barbara City Fire

A driver crashed their car into “POSH” jewelry store located in the Loreta Plaza Shopping Center in Santa Barbara.

At approximately 1:15 p.m. Wednesday Santa Barbara City Fire responded to reports of a vehicle driving into a structure.

Fire officials say an elderly woman drove over a concrete parking stop and crashed into “POSH” jewelry store.

The vehicle collided with the front wall of the business and caused minor damage.

Officials say an off-duty firefighter was having lunch on the patio approximately 10 feet from where the woman crashed her vehicle. Following the crash, the off-duty firefighter assessed the situation, checking on the driver and the passenger and found neither of them were injured.

No other bystanders were injured.

Courtesy: Santa Barbara City Fire
Courtesy: Santa Barbara City Fire

Santa Barbara Police are investigating the cause of the crash.