Metro-East News

Motorist crashes into Fairview Heights church

A car crashed into a Fairview Heights church Tuesday evening.

According to police reports, the driver of the vehicle involved had a medical emergency at about 7 p.m., lost control of the car he was driving and ran off the road into the First Baptist Church at 10401 Lincoln Trail.

No one was injured inside the church and damage to the building appeared to be minor.

No word was available on what sort of issue caused the driver to lose control or what his condition was after the crash. The motorist’s identity has not been released by police.