One hurt after car hits tanning salon

Full story: WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan

One person was taken to the hospital after a car ran into a tanning salon. Barry County Dispatch confirmed that a vehicle hit the Babylon Hair and Tanning Salon on Spring Creek Court off M-37. The accident ...

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Nov 22, 2008
 
wow
auntnana

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Nov 22, 2008
 
thats right down the road from me i head the the fire trucks but did not pay attition where they went

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Nov 22, 2008
 

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Just imagine being NAKED, all snug and warm in your tanning bed, then WHAMO! I wonder how fast you could get dressed?
whatinthe

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#4
Nov 22, 2008
 
Wow! I bet that was really scarey for everyone. I'm glad no one was seriously injured
katie

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#5
Nov 22, 2008
 
the person that was injured is stable and doing well. it could have been anyone that it happened to. the salon is under construction right now but still open for business. you just have to go thru the side door. it was scary for all of us. fortunately the emt's showed up quickly and steve was taken care of.
katie

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#6
Nov 22, 2008
 
i dont know why it says i am from plainwell, i am from middleville, mi
Anonymous

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#7
Nov 22, 2008
 
According to WWMT's website, the woman's car hit her husband and plowed him into the front of the building. He's the one who was injured (and it sounds like quite seriously). I was looking for more info, but this story clearly has LESS.
Jon

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Nov 23, 2008
 
How does one mistake the gas pedal for the brake pedal, and why wouldn't you hit the brakes once you realized you were accelerating?????
katie

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Nov 23, 2008
 
wwmt blew it way out of porprtion. he was inside the building. it was a new car and your instinct is when you hit the brake and it doesnt stop you hit it harder and that is what happened. there wasnt a whole lot of room for her to stop. i am very upset at how wwmt stated the article. wood tv did a much better job, and he was sent home last night with a couplle of broken bones.

katie einberger

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#10
Nov 23, 2008
 
Wow Katie- that must have been terrifying! Outside of the man being hurt, I'm glad everyone else is okay and that you'll be back to business in no time.
katie

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Nov 23, 2008
 
Jon wrote:
How does one mistake the gas pedal for the brake pedal, and why wouldn't you hit the brakes once you realized you were accelerating?????
lets not be sympathetic let's make fun of how accidents happen. jerk

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Nov 23, 2008
 
How dumb do you got to be? I mean, come on! I've never, in my life, mistaked the gas pedal for the brake.

Now, here come the tree-hugging, jesus lovers who will say "everyone makes mistakes. It was just an accident."
Jeepers

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Nov 23, 2008
 
jeremy: How dumb do you got to be? I mean, come on! I've never, in my life, mistaked the gas pedal for the brake.

Yeah, me either. If you can't figure that out, you shouldn't be driving.

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Nov 23, 2008
 
Fire in the Disco wrote:
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"How dumb do you got to be?" "Mistaked?"
The irony of this post is just too much to express with mere words.
Yeah, yeah, yeah. I let my poor grammar run wild & free. I'm a numbers person, not a word person.

However, I am smart enough to drive a car. I think.
Katies Nephew

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Nov 24, 2008
 

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Hi Aunt Katie,
I am glad you were not hurt. Glad to hear you have everything under control.
Love you,
Anthony
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Nov 24, 2008
 

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Was that at the Brake and Bake?

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#18
Nov 24, 2008
 
There's a drive through for just about anything else. Why not tanning?
pjdutchville

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#19
Nov 25, 2008
 
Kevz wrote:
There's a drive through for just about anything else. Why not tanning?
That's it! I'm calling Billy Mays.

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