Truck crashes through Central Bakersfield church


A truck crashed through the wall of a Central Bakersfield church on Friday night.

The crash happened at around 9:30 p.m. at Iglesia de Cristo Miel on Brundage Lane east of P Street.

Bakersfield police said the driver, who is a parishoner of the church, was in his truck getting ready to leave when he suffered a medical emergency and inadvertently hit the accelerator and crashed into the church wall.

The part of the church is vacant.

Police said alcohol or drugs were not involved.

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