Nursing Home Resident Sent to Hospital After Car Crashesd Through Wall

A nursing home resident suffered minor injuries after a car crashed through the brick wall of the facility over the weekend. According to police, the car hit two parked vehicles before crashing into the nursing home around 1 a.m. Two residents were in the room that the vehicle entered. One man was sent to the hospital where he was treated for minor abrasions.

The crash caused significant damage to the building. "The vehicle knocked out a window and broke through the wall of a resident room, " said the director of the facility. "The room has been closed off for safety, and the hole in the wall is being boarded up for security and for protection from the elements." The 31-year-old man driving the vehicle was not injured and was arrested for DWI. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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