Jess's Market crash 050723

Rockland Fire Chief Christopher Whytock helps sweep broken glass outside Jess’s Market following a car crash on Sunday, May 7. Photo by Stephen Betts

ROCKLAND — A car struck Jess’s Market on Sunday afternoon, May 7, causing considerable damage.

The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. when an elderly man driving a Hyundai Santa Cruz turned into the parking lot of the market at 118 Main St. The man, who has a prosthetic leg, hit the wrong pedal and accelerated into the building, Rockland police reported.


Stephen Betts has been covering the news from the Rockland area since January 1982.

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