According to police, a call came in for a vehicle driving erratically south on Route 60. Shortly after the call, the car was reported to have veered off the road and into a house at 6139 Route 60 in Charlotte.
The driver, a woman from Sinclairville, was found to have suffered from a medical condition that had caused her erratic driving and the resulting crash.
The woman was treated on the scene and was later transported to Erie County Medical Center for further treatment.
Luckily, occupants of the home at the time of the crash did not suffer injury.
Driving with a known medical condition that could potentially impair your ability to drive is a sticky situation. The possibilities are even more bleak when the individual suffering from such a condition is unaware of its existence. Conditions that can impair driving can include dementia, mini strokes, seizures, and sleep attacks among others. If you believe you may be suffering from a condition that has the potential to affect your fitness to drive, contact your physician to have an open talk about your limitations. If you are involved in a serious accident, call the Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free. Our attorneys are the best at what they do and can be there to assist you along every step in your path to recovery.