Two taken to hospital after car crashes into Boise church building

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Two taken to hospital after car crashes into Boise church building

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on September 13, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 9:54 AM

BOISE -- Police and firefighters were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident with injuries near 27th and Jefferson streets in Boise just after 3 p.m. Thursday.

Police say a man driving a black Mercury sedan apparently drove through a stop sign at the intersection, then crashed into a white Toyota sedan.

The black Mercury went through a fence and hit a small building on the Boise Greek Orthodox Church property.

Police say the man driving the Mercury was trapped inside the car and had to be extricated by rescuers.

Boise Fire Battalion Chief Tom Pawek says the man was taken by ambulance to St. Alphonsus with non-life threatening injuries.

The female driver of the Toyota was treated at the scene of the crash by paramedics, but later transported to the hospital with what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

No citations have issued as the crash remains under investigation.

 

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