ROANOKE, Virginia – UPDATE
Roanoke Police released the name of the woman who died Thursday afternoon after crashing the car she was driving at Lucy Addison Middle School in Roanoke.
Angelia Alexander, 64, was rushed to hospital after the crash, where she died later on Thursday.
A woman has died after a car crashed into Addison Middle School in Roanoke on Thursday afternoon.
Roanoke Fire-EMS responded to the school at around 3:03 p.m. and saw that the car had caught fire inside the building.
Roanoke Police said the woman driving the car was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but report that she is now dead.
Police have yet to release the woman’s name.
Roanoke Police investigators are still at the school scene to investigate the cause of the incident.
Roanoke Fire-EMS is working to put out a fire and remove a car from a local college after it crashed into the building Thursday afternoon.
At approximately 3:03 p.m., teams were sent to Addison Middle School, located in the 1200 block of 5th Street NW, for a report of a car crashing into the building.
When teams arrived at the scene, they discovered that the car had caught fire inside the building.
The woman driving the car was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The Roanoke Police Department said no students or staff were injured.
At 4:00 p.m., police said it was still an active scene.
Investigators are looking for the cause of the accident.
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