Driver plows through window in Green Hill Plaza

PARSIPPANY — Vito A. Acosta, 43, Belvidere, was traveling through the lot of Green Hill Plaza and was attempting to park in front of 164 Parsippany Road.

Acosta stated that while he was attempting to park in front of the building he pulled up and realized that where he stopped, was not a parking spot.

He further stated that he attempted to back up and park in a legal parking space however, his foot slipped off of the brake pedal and accidentally hit the gas pedal which made the vehicle move forward, hit the curb and struck Greenhill Pharmacy which cracked the foundation and shattered the front window.  No injuries were reported.

The township building inspector responded on scene and deemed the building safe.

Prior to leaving the scene, Parsippany-Troy Hills Rescue and Recovery responded and boarded up the window that was shattered.

At the time of this article, there were no summons issued.

Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Officer Gian Cacioppo investigated the accident.