1 injured after crashing car into Battle Creek building

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - One person has been injured after a vehicle crashed into a local business in Battle Creek.

It happened Thursday, August 28th around 7:20am in the 200 block of Columbia Avenue at the Tobacco Shoppe.

Police say that the vehicle was westbound on Columbia near Riverside when it left the roadway and hit the building. The structure received significant damage.

The driver was a 17-year-old male. Investigators think he may have been suffering from a medical situation. He was flown to the hospital and is in critical condition.

Police are also investigating whether the vehicle's accelerator was stuck. They are calling in a specialist to check.