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Police: Pittsburg crash may have been caused by a medical condition


Updated at 4:55 PM CST:  Authorities say a crash that sent a man to the hospital and damaged a business this morning on South Broadway in Pittsburg may have been caused by a medical condition.

Pittsburg police say Jeremy Lewis, 32, was suffering from a medical condition when he skidded into Kellogg's Accounting Office then wrecked into Dennis Vinardi, 65.

Vinardi was taken to Via Christi hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Lewis was taken to the emergency room and later released.

The owner of the accounting office, Monica Kellogg CPA, was in the building at the time of the crash and says the impact startled her.

"Honestly, it sounded like what I pictured as a earthquake would sound - there was a big pow and it shook, that is how I would have described it as," says Kellogg.  "The thing that surprised me was that there was no screeching."

Kellogg says they initially thought the car had gone through the building in the office next to them.

Updated at 12:05 PM CST:  Police investigate a morning crash that sent a Pittsburg businessman to the hospital this morning.

Witnesses listen as a car slams into a local barber and hits the business he was standing in front of.

It happened just before 9 a.m. today.

Monica Kellogg says her accounting office shook when the small white car crashed into it.

Dennis Vinardi, who owns Den's Barber Shop next door, was just getting out of his truck when the vehicle struck him and Kellogg's office.

Vinardi was taken to the hospital with cuts to his head.

We're told the driver of the white car was also taken to the hospital.

Posted November 2, 2012 at 11:30 AM CST:  Pittsburg police are investigating a crash in the 1100 block of South Broadway.

Witnesses tell us just before 9 a.m. this morning a car ran off Broadway, bumped up against a building, then collided with a man getting out of his parked truck.

The driver of the car and the man hit by the car have been taken to a hospital for treatment.

CORRECTION:  We initially reported the truck ran off the road, when in fact, the white car is the one that ran off the road.

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