Car slams into garage in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT -

A car crashed into a garage at a Bridgeport home, officials say.

The incident happened Monday around 8 p.m. on Amsterdam Avenue and Thorme Street.

Fire officials  say the driver and a passenger were in the Blackham School parking lot when the driver's foot got caught on the gas pedal.

The car went across Amsterdam Avenue, through a backyard, and crashed into the garage at a home.

The homeowner tells News 12 he was asleep and not feeling well at the time of the incident but he is glad everyone is OK. 

Officials say there was no one inside garage and the two people inside the car refused medical treatment. 

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