SUV crashes into building

The scene on Sunday morning outside Gate City Cleaners on Garrett Way in Pocatello after an SUV crashed into the business.

POCATELLO — An SUV crashed into a business near the Westwood Mall late Sunday morning.

The incident occurred around 11:30 a.m. when an SUV driven by a woman struck the exterior of Gate City Cleaners, a laundromat and dry cleaning business in the 1800 block of Garrett Way.

The woman and her teenage son, who was a passenger in the SUV, were not injured but the SUV suffered severe front-end damage and had to be towed from the scene. The exterior of Gate City Cleaners suffered minor damage and no one inside the business was injured. Gate City Cleaners did not close because of the incident.

Pocatello police said the crash occurred because of a mechanical malfunction with the SUV and the woman was not cited.

The names of the woman and her son have not been released.