Five people are injured when car crashes into dance studio in Wakefield

Five people were injured after a car drove into a dance studio on Main Street in Wakefield Thursday evening, state and local officials said.

The 2010 Honda Accord drove into the front of Dance Track Studio around 7 p.m., Wakefield police said in a statement.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Three girls, ages 13, 15, and 16, were injured as well as two women, 32 and 45. While the nature and the extent of the injuries was not immediately clear, all five were taken to local hospitals for what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police said the driver of the car, a 55-year-old woman, has been cited for operating negligently so as to endanger. State and local police are investigating the incident, the statement said.

No other details were immediately available.