Car crashes into Mineral Volunteer Fire Department building; damaging equipment


LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A 76-year-old has been identified as the driver of the SUV that crashed into the Mineral Volunteer Fire Department building Sunday night.

Virginia State Police said the driver is 76-year-old Betty T. Miller of Mineral.

Police said Miller was traveling southbound on Zachary Taylor onto East First Street when she rolled through the stop sign and stuck the fire station building.

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Miller was wearing her seatbelt and had to be extricated from her 2015 Ford Escape.

No one at the fire station was injured. However, the crash caused extensive damage to the building, as well as to equipment owned by the fire department and Mineral Rescue Squad.

A medical emergency is being considered a possible factor into the cause of the crash, VSP said.

The crash remains under investigation. Stay with 8News for updates.

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