Driver taken to hospital after driving into Bedford church

Driver is expected to be okay

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

Courtesy of Bedford Fire Dept.

BEDFORD, Va. - A driver has been taken to the hospital after authorities say he crashed into a Bedford church. 

Authorities say the crash happened around 3 p.m. Friday on Longwood Avenue when the driver was heading east, lost control and drove through a cemetery before hitting the sanctuary at Longwood Avenue Baptist Church. 

The 46-year-old driver was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. 

There were people inside the church but no one was hurt. 

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