Car slams into Salvation Army building
Sandusky Register Staff
Aug 27, 2014 at 3:27 PM
A car slammed into the Salvation Army building on Columbus Avenue early Friday morning after the driver experienced a medical problem, police said.
Judy Matthews, 65, was taken by ambulance to Firelands Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Police said Matthews was driving a Dodge Intrepid west on Woodlawn Avenue when at about 12:15 a.m. the vehicle ran the stop sign at Columbus Avenue. The car crossed Columbus Avenue and then tore through a brick wall in front of the Salvation Army building. The vehicle traveled a few feet more before slamming into the side of the building and coming to rest.
Police said Matthews lives on Woodlawn Avenue, and she may have been experiencing low blood-sugar levels immediately before the crash.
Witnesses said Matthews was conscious after the wreck, but she seemed disoriented.