Long Beach Church Red-Tagged After Car Crashes Into Building

LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A Long Beach church suffered extensive damage Wednesday night after a car slammed into the unoccupied building.

The accident was reported around 11:40 p.m. after a sedan crashed into the Church of Christ at 5909 Linden Ave., the Long Beach Fire Department said.

The city red-tagged a portion of the one-story building.

The driver was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Officials are investigating whether intoxication or rainy weather played a role in the crash.

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