VIDEO: 6 recovering after driver crashes into laundromat

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — Six people on Staten Island are recovering after a wild crash.

Someone in a car drove through a laundromat.

WARNING: You may find the video above disturbing.

Security video captured the moments when a 74-year-old driver accidentally reversed through the laundromat’s front windows.

The store owner says he initially thought the sound was a bomb bursting.

“I heard a ‘bomb-burst’ sound, so I came back,” Page Laundromat owner Bon Koo said. “At the time, I was at my small office, so I found some car hit my store.”

Firefighters say a total of three people suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries, and three others suffered minor injuries.

They say the driver was among the injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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