Car crashes into Va. fire station

Betty T. Miller sustained serious injuries when her vehicle crashed into the fire station causing extensive manage to the building, an EMS vehicle and a trailer


By The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.

MINERAL, Va. — Virginia State Police are investigating after a Mineral woman suffered serious injuries when her compact SUV crashed into a fire station in Louisa County on Sunday evening.

Police said officers responded at 5:13 p.m. to Fire Station 2 at 201 E. First St. According to the preliminary investigation, a 2015 Ford Escape driven by Betty T. Miller, 76, was turning left from Zachary Taylor Highway onto East First Street when the vehicle rolled through a stop sign and hit the fire station.

Betty T. Miller, 76, may have had a medical emergency when she crashed her SUV into the fire station leaving extensive damage. (Photo/Mineral Volunteer Fire Department)
Betty T. Miller, 76, may have had a medical emergency when she crashed her SUV into the fire station leaving extensive damage. (Photo/Mineral Volunteer Fire Department)
 

 

Posted by Lloyd Runnett on Monday, September 30, 2019

Police said a medical emergency is a possible factor in the crash.

Miller, who was wearing her seat belt, was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Extensive damage was done to the building, an EMS vehicle and a trailer.

The Mineral Volunteer Fire Department posted photos and video of the damage on Facebook.

 

more photos from the accident scene as they remove the vehicle

Posted by Mineral Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, September 30, 2019

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©2019 The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.)

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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