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Mail Carrier Hit & Store Front Smashed
May 14, 2003
at Collinsville Florist
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Emergency repairs in progress within hours of the accident (above) at 1021 W. Main. Collinsville Police gather info at the accident scene (below)

The west half of the front wall & window of the Collinsville Florist building lies in shambles after being hit by a car Wednesday morning (5/14/2003).

The vehicle involved in the accident (after being removed from the building).

In 1949 this same building was the home of the Rexall Drug Store.
City mail carrier, Carrie Allen was struck as the vehicle entered the building. She was bruised and required several stitches from glass cuts, but apparenly had no internal injuries.