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Breaking: Woman drives into Broward Sheriff’s Office substation causing fire; accelerant found in car

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Update: An unnamed accelerant was found inside the vehicle of a woman who drove into a Broward County Sheriff’s Office substation today.

Authorities are now stating the woman intentionally drove into the building.

After crashing through the building, the car exploded and the woman and her car became engulfed in flames, according to a department spokesperson.

Earlier:
Doug Phillips
Sun Sentinel

A car crashed into a Broward Sheriff’s Office substation Monday — leaving a gaping hole in the building and sending one person to a hospital.

The crash at the South Broward district office, 3201 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd., in Pembroke Park happened shortly before 11:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office said.

The car, a red Toyota Camry, went fully into the building — only its rear was visible from outside the district office.

Whether it was the driver — or someone else — who was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital was not immediately known.

Also unknown is whether the crash was an accident or a deliberate act.

This story will be updated. Check back for additional information.

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