This afternoon’s accident remains under investigation, but according to a statement from the Susanville Police Department, the driver of the eastbound vehicle that crashed into the department’s building about 12:48 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 “possibly experienced a medical emergency causing them to lose control of their vehicle which then crossed over the westbound lanes of traffic, over the curb and into the building.”
According to the statement, “No one inside the building was injured and the driver of the vehicle was taken to Banner Lassen Medical Center for observation and treatment.”
The accident is being actively investigated and crews are checking for damage to the building’s structural integrity.
The SPD thanked the Susanville Fire Department, the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, the California Highway Patrol and Susanville Towing for responding to the crash.
The SPD offered a special thank you to the city of Susanville Public Works Department that responded and assisted in clean up as well as securing the building until future repairs can be made.