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Building collapses in Midtown after car crashes into it

A vacant building in Midtown collapsed after a car crashed into it Tuesday afternoon, Atlanta fire officials said. 

The crash occurred in the 400 block of Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta police Officer Donald Hannah said. 


“The driver of the vehicle is alert, conscious and breathing with a possible head injury,” Hannah said. 

Hannah said the building has partially collapsed. 

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Police have not released details on what led the car to crash into the building. 

Atlanta fire officials are investigating the crash. 

Ponce de Leon Avenue to Boulevard is blocked, Atlanta fire officials said. No one else was injured in the crash. 

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