An Uber driver and his two passengers suffered apparently minor injuries after their vehicle crashed into a Citizens Bank branch on Somerville Avenue at Massachusetts Avenue around 11:10 p.m. on Friday, Cambridge Police report.
Photo of the aftermath.
The driver was traveling south on Massachusetts Avenue and took a left turn onto Somerville Avenue. As the driver turned onto Somerville Avenue, the car accelerated and crashed into the Citizen’s Bank, causing significant damage to the building. The 2022 Toyota Highlander also sustained significant damage and was towed from the scene.
There is no indication that the driver was impaired or distracted at the time of the crash. The incident remains under investigation.
Police say the driver of the brand new Toyota Highlander remained on the scene and cooperated with investigators - at least until he was taken to Mass. General, along with his passengers, for treatment.