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Car crashes into Apple store in Massachusetts, trapping multiple people inside

Car crashes into Apple store in Massachusetts, trapping multiple people inside

A car crashed into an Apple Store in Massachusetts on Monday morning, at one point trapping multiple people inside.

The SUV drove through the storefront in Hingham shortly after 11 a.m., leaving a gaping hole in the front of the location, NBC 10 reported.

Car crashes into Apple store in Massachusetts, trapping multiple people inside

Stretchers were seen being used to transport people out of the building, and aerial footage showed a large emergency response.

The SUV was still inside the building as of noon, according to NBC 10.

Officials said that everyone who was trapped in the building had been freed.

Jason Scott, who works nearby and witnessed the crash, told CBS Boston the parking lot was very busy, meaning there were likely many people inside the store at the time of the incident.

Car crashes into Apple store in Massachusetts, trapping multiple people inside

“There’s probably close to 10 ambulances in the parking lot right now, along with a lot of fire engines, and police vehicles,” he said. “The parking lot was very, very busy so I’m assuming there was a lot of people in the store.”

Scott noted that from his vantage point, he could not see the car.

Car crashes into Apple store in Massachusetts, trapping multiple people inside

A tow truck was spotted outside the storefront, likely waiting to take away the car that caused the chaotic crash.

“It must have traveled all the way to the back of the store,” he said.

One witness told WCVB that the driver of the SUV appeared to be injured but alert after the crash.

“It was like a big explosion,” another witness told the station. “It was so loud.”

Car crashes into Apple store in Massachusetts, trapping multiple people inside

The crash happened at the store located within the Derby Street Shops off Route 3 less than an hour after the store opened for the day at 10 a.m. It’s unclear what led to the crash.

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