Driver blames faulty brakes in crash that damaged Lexington office

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A driver ended up with minor injuries after nearly crashing into a building.

The driver says he was heading down Nicholasville Road, when he approached stopped traffic. The man says when he hit his brakes, the SUV didn't stop. In order to avoid hitting the stopped cars, the man says he veered off the road.

The car ended up veering into the grass, crossing over a driveway and then, a retaining wall. The driver says he cut the wheels just in time to avoid crashing into the building. He did hit the steel beams holding up an awning outside the building.

The man had minor injuries.

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