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Memphis driver crashes car into building

A medical problem may have caused a driver to smash his car through a building Friday morning, according to police. A medical problem may have caused a driver to smash his car through a building Friday morning, according to police.

(WMC-TV) - A medical problem may have caused a driver to smash his car through a building Friday morning, according to police.

Officers found a Buick wedged into a building near the intersection of Poplar and Manassas when they arrived on the scene Friday. Witnesses told investigators that it appeared the driver was having a medical emergency when the accident occurred.

Bystanders told police the car was headed northbound on Manassas when it jumped the curb and ran over a small tree before veering back into the street and eventually crashing into a building.

The 48-year-old driver was taken to the hospital for treatment in non-critical condition. No one else was injured during the crash.

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