SUV slams into meditation, Buddhist center in Oakland Park
No injuries reported
OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – A sport utility vehicle slammed into a meditation and Buddhist centerMonday afternoon in Oakland Park.
The crash was reported about 2:45 p.m. at 140 W. Prospect Road.
A person who witnessed the crash outside the Drolma Kadampa Buddhist Center said the driver went through a handicap barricade.
According to Oakland Park Fire Rescue, the driver claimed that another "crazy driver" ran him off the road after coming into his lane.
Rosis Octeus told Local 10 News he has driven for 30-something years, and this is the first time something like this has happened.
Authorities said Octeus claimed that he was forced to swerve into westbound traffic and then over-corrected before slamming into the building.
No one was inside the building at the time and the driver was not injured.
Authorities said Octeus will not be cited.
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