Crews spent the early morning hours of Tuesday tearing down what remained of an abandoned South Jersey home after a car slammed into it overnight leaving two people hospitalized.
The out-of-control car slammed into the home at Linden and N 10th Streets in Camden around 10:45 p.m. Monday, causing the house to collapse.
Two people -- a man and a woman -- inside the vehicle were trapped as a portion of the row house collapsed around them. Rescue crews managed to eventually pull them free and rushed the victims to Cooper University Hospital in critical condition.
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Once the scene was secured, large demolition equipment was brought in to take down the badly-damaged building. Throughout the overnight hours front-end loaders and shovels were used to raze the structure and clear debris from the intersection.
Investigators said speed could have factored in the wreck.