Unlicensed Driver Crashes Car Into Pillar Outside Meriden Gym: Police

A woman who hit a pillar outside a Meriden gym Wednesday morning was speeding and driving without a license, according to police.

Meriden police said the woman hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes when pulling into The Edge Fitness Club at 533 South Broad Street just before 8 a.m. She was taken to the hospital and has since been released.

The driver, who has not been publicly named, will be charged with operating without a license and traveling too fast for conditions, according to police.

Police said the crash damaged only the pillar. The building that houses the gym was not affected.

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