Driver crashes into Kohl’s

Submitted photo shows the vehicle that crashed into the Kohl's store at the Tippecanoe Mall Wednesday afternoon. (WLFI Report!t Photo/Jordan Coblentz)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The entrance to Kohl’s at the Tippecanoe Mall is shattered after a driver crashes into it.

The Lafayette Police Department said the crash happened at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday at the entrance facing Sagamore Parkway.

Officers told News 18 the driver, Peggy Meyer, 52, of Wolcott, Ind., accelerated at the end of a parking aisle and crashed into the building.

LPD said Meyer was transported to Franciscan St. Elizabeth East for minor injuries.

After further investigation, Lafayette police officers said a medical issue may have caused Meyer to crash.

The city engineering department was on scene to assess the damage.

Kohl’s will remain open, but officers are asking shoppers to avoid that entrance. 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 and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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