VIRGINIA BEACH - A car damaged a medical building in Va. Beach Tuesday morning.

It happened just before 10:00 a.m. at 701 Independence Blvd.

There were people inside the office when the car hit the building. A man with his wife said he went out to make sure the driver was okay.

The impact loosened bricks. damaged ceilings lamps, cracked some plaster and pictures fell off their hooks.

A city inspector was called to determine whether the building was safe.

Police say the driver was taken to the hospital to be checked out.

There was no information about how the accident occurred.

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