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Car Crashes Into Bensalem Home: Police

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BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) -- It was a frightening afternoon for a homeowner in Bensalem after a car ended up inside their home. The crash happened at the Grand at Neshaminy Apartments on the 1200 block of Neshaminy Valley Drive shortly after 1 p.m.

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Jordan Powell and his family live a couple doors down.

They say an elderly couple, also residents of the property, was returning home from the grocery store. The driver was pulling into the lot to park when neighbors say he pushed the gas pedal instead of the brakes.

"I could see the guy, he looked confused," said one neighbor. "We helped her out, we carried her groceries in for her."

Authorities say the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

One person was inside the apartment during the crash. Neighbors say he was not injured and the apartment complex gave him a new place to stay until contractors can make repairs.

"It's a miracle that this would happen and they are OK," added another neighbor.

The building was deemed structurally sound so residents upstairs and next door can return home.

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