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Car smashes into Hillsboro dance studio, boy injured

Car smashes into Hillsboro dance studio, boy injured
Hillsboro police say a 66-year-old driver crashed this 2011 Hyundai Tucson into the Element Dance Studio at 2950 S.W. Cornelius Pass Road, hitting a boy. The boy was not seriously injured.

HILLSBORO, Ore. – A woman crashed her car through the front window of a dance studio Friday, hitting a 9-year-old boy who was inside.

The crash happened just before 4 p.m. at Element Dance Studio on Southwest Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro police said.

The boy was taken to the hospital but suffered only bumps and bruises.

Police said it could have been worse.

They said the 66-year-old driver hit the gas instead of the brake. She wasn’t hurt and police didn’t give her a ticket.