PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MA. (THECOUNT) — At least one person has been killed and scores more injured after a vehicle plowed through the window of an Apple Store in Plymouth County, Massachusetts Monday morning.
The vehicle crashed through the plate glass window at the Apple Derby Street in Hingham. The Plymouth County District Attorney’s office confirmed that one was killed and sixteen others were injured around 10:45 a.m. Monday.
A criminal investigation has been opened against the driver. District Attorney Timothy Cruz told reporters the driver was with police officers and wasn’t immediately hospitalized after the crash, reports CBSBoston.
“Hingham Police Department and Hingham Fire Department responded, found multiple patients injured out in front of the store, and in the store, including a few patients that were pinned against the wall by the vehicle,” said Hingham Fire Chief Steve Murphy.
Over a dozen ambulances were called to the scene to transport victims, 14 people were taken to the South Shore Hospital and two were taken to Boston-area hospitals.
It’s unclear what led up to the crash.
Geo quick facts: Plymouth County is a county in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 494,919. Its county seats are Plymouth and Brockton. In 1685 the County was created by the Plymouth General Court, the legislature of Plymouth Colony, predating its annexation by the Massachusetts Bay Colony – Wikipedia.