(Updated 3:15 p.m.) Police and fire department are at 2920 Richmond Highway after a driver apparently crashed his vehicle into the building then left the scene.
There are no injuries reported yet, according to Alexandria Fire Department spokeswoman Raytevia Evans.
According to Evans:
Call went out around 2:30pm for a vehicle into a building in the 2900 block of Richmond Highway. No injuries reported at this time. Driver apparently hit the building and left the scene.
Staff at the Verizon store said the man became belligerent over a service issue and left before hitting the building with his vehicle.
A witness said the driver was a white man driving a black sedan.
“It sounded like a bomb,” one witness said. “Boom. Then I saw him drive around the corner [northbound on Route 1].”
Code enforcement and the building inspector are at the scene after officials responded to a report of a building collapse, according to scanner traffic.
James Cullum and Vernon Miles contributed to this story. Image via Google Maps
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