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Teacher Drives into Columbus Daycare, Narrowly Misses Child

Updated: Wednesday, June 11 2014, 01:45 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS (Steve Levine) -- Surveillance video obtained by ABC 6/FOX 28 shows how lucky students and staff were Monday when a car crashed into a West Side daycare.

A teacher accidentally drove into Jubba Daycare on West Broad Street Monday at approximately 10 a.m., forcing the evacuation of 75 students and teachers.

Security camera video shows two little boys playing near the front of the glass wall moments before the crash. Luckily, the boys walk to the back of the classroom seconds before
a Chevrolet driven by the teacher busts through the wall. Fortunately, no one was injured in the accident.

"Some of the children were playing, the car was coming right towards me," teacher Rahma Ahmed said. "Thank God we are safe."

The Daycare owner tells us the teacher had just learned to drive and accidentally put her foot on the gas; she intentionally veered to the right after driving into the building because she knew everyone would be on the left side of the classroom.

No charges were filed in connection with the accident. The daycare re-opened its doors on Wednesday.

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