Truck plows into Studio 64 hair salon in Hendersonville, injuring owner, others

Gerard Ortiz
A truck sits in Studio 64 Hair Design at Henderson Crossing Plaza after plowing through the front entrance of the salon on March 9.

HENDERSONVILLE – It was a regular weekday afternoon at Studio 64 Hair Structure on March 9 at Henderson Crossing Plaza, and then, within just a blink of an eye… chaos.

At 3:40 p.m., a Toyota Tacoma truck pushed by Carolyn Goins, 66, plowed via the entrance entrance of the salon, destroying the store’s entrance and injuring the store’s proprietor, Amberetta Anderson, alongside with just one of her hair stylists and also a few purchasers. Anderson explained there were being 12 folks in the salon at the time of the incident.

“I was reducing a client’s hair, and three other stylists also experienced purchasers in their chairs. Just after hearing a loud noise and another person scream ‘Oh my gosh,’ I appeared to my appropriate and observed the Tacoma pushing the sofa and all the waiting home chairs towards us,” Anderson, who has owned the salon considering that April of previous calendar year, explained. “I attempted to hold my fingers out to maintain from all the things pushing into us, but then a thing impaled my leg. At to start with I was anxious to make absolutely sure all people was Okay and then recognized I was bleeding.

“That is when my client, who also had slight accidents, was in a position to move the chairs enough to get me up on the counter and place a belt all-around my leg as a tourniquet to halt the bleeding.”

Studio 64 Hair Salon at Henderson Crossing Plaza is in shambles after a Toyota truck plowed through the front entrance of the salon on March 9.

According to the Hendersonville Law enforcement Department, when officers arrived, these were being the subsequent accidents:

  • 46-calendar year-old male, insignificant lessen suitable leg abrasion
  • 22-year-outdated woman, suitable knee/leg harm
  • 22-year-old female, correct ankle personal injury
  • 31-calendar year-old feminine, higher suitable leg laceration
  • 87-year-outdated feminine, head/neck damage

3 of the hurt individuals have been transported by Henderson County EMS and Henderson County Rescue Squad to Pardee UNC Healthcare for cure, and none of the injuries ended up existence-threatening, Hendersonville Police stated. Goins and her passenger were not wounded. Hendersonville Law enforcement reported March 10 that Goins has been charged with failure to decrease velocity.

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