75-year-old woman drives car through liquor store -- again

A 75-year-old woman drove her car through the front of an Atlanta liquor store Monday, causing 1,500 bottles of alcohol to shatter, police said.

According to the incident report, Constance Chapman crashed her car into the front window of Green's package store at 737 Ponce de Leon Avenue around 3:15 p.m.

Chapman, who drives a white Mazda Miata, said her brakes went out while she was attempting to pull into a parking space in front of the store. She also told officers at the scene that this is the second time she has done this at Green's.

Jenetha Gardiner, who was working at Green's at the time of Monday's accident, was right behind the window during the collision, the report said. The car pinned her between the broken window and a shelf, and she experienced head trauma from a falling bottle of alcohol, according to the report.

Gardiner was transported to Atlanta Medical Center by Grady EMS, police said.

Chapman was checked by Grady EMS as well, but said she would drive herself to the hospital, police said.

Her Miata was removed from the window and towed.

Tuesday afternoon, crews were removing glass and placing wood panels over the smashed storefront.

--Staff writer Marcus K. Garner contributed to this report.