Three injured when vehicle strikes building

Published 10:29 pm Monday, August 30, 2021

Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Suffolk Police units responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 3000 block of Kings Highway in the Driver Village on Monday evening.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 7:15 p.m. for a reported multiple vehicle crash involving a vehicle into a commercial store. Fire units arrived at 7:18 p.m. to find a vehicle through the storefront window of Arthur’s General Store.

Several patients were evaluated, with one adult and two children transported to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.


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Due to the structural damage to the business, the business was evaluated by the rescue company for structural stability. Fire units secured utilities to the structure, and the building inspector responded at request of the incident commander. The incident is under investigation by the Suffolk Police Department.

Responding units included Battalion 2; Engine 10; Medic 10; EMS 2; Ladder 5; Rescue 1; Safety 1 and the Suffolk Police Department.