Several people ransacked a Worcester liquor store moments after a two-car crash sent a vehicle hurtling into the establishment early Friday, police said.
A Toyota Avalon driven by a 21-year-old Brockton woman was turning onto Main Street from Madison Street when it collided with a Volkswagen driving north on Main Street, Worcester police said in a statement.
The Avalon then slammed into Kirsch Liquors at 646 Main St.
Police arrived at the scene to find “significant damage” to the store, police said.
Police believe multiple people entered Kirsch Liquors shortly after the crash and stole items, police said. Police would not comment on whether the break-in was related to the crash.
There were four passengers in the Toyota. One was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. No other injuries were reported in the crash, police said.
The Volkswagen was driven by a 21-year-old man from Putnam, Conn. There were no passengers in his car. Police say they are still investigating the incident.Sarah Roberts can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @heysarahroberts