LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - New details tonight on the hit-and-run that damaged several cars, and put a hole in the side of Ele's Place. Ele's Place is a center that helps grieving kids cope with the loss of a loved one.
Thursday Lansing police tell us the woman who caused the crash Wednesday, is in a mental-health facility on a petition by family and police. In addition, police told News 10 is that a truck driven by a 35-year-old woman was chasing a car driven by her boyfriend.
Investigators say the woman was upset because of a domestic dispute with him and that's what led to the chase. Witnesses we talked to said it was quite the domino effect.
"I saw another car another car another car then Ele's place was hit too, and I can't quite fathom what was going on at the time," said Paul Walworth whose car was hit.
Walworth parks his car in the lot by where Ele's Place was hit. He said he feels like it should be a safe place
But after seeing his car yesterday he said, "it hits home, it's your property that you paid for that you want to make sure is safe."
Mark Terman was sitting in the parking lot and when it happened at first he thought the sound of the cars being hit were gunshots.
"I thought I need to get out of here, put it in drive and went around the block and came back around and by that time other people came running out of the building," said Mark Terman, witness,
The employees at Ele's Place told us it could have been a lot worse.
"Had these occurred about three hours later we would've had about 30-40 families here on site for our program in the evening" said Kate Powers, managing director at Ele's Place.
Lansing police tell us they will be seeking charges. Possibly for reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident.
We will continue to follow this story and keep you updated as soon as we have more information.