Driver Loses Control of Vehicle, Strikes Several Buildings

Crash 4.15.19

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – An 84-year-old woman was treated on scene, but eventually died after losing control of her vehicle and hitting several objects.

The Monday (4/15/19) incident happened behind the Elfindale Center around 11:30 a.m.

Police say Elaine Gould, of Springfield, appeared to suffer a medical episode while driving. This caused her to hit multiple objects before crossing the street, jumping a curb, hitting a SUV and coming to a stop after driving into the McMillen Family Dentistry office.

No one else was injured in the accident.

This story was updated at 11:30 a.m. (4/16/19) to add the victim’s name.

This story was updated at 3:25 p.m. (4/15/19) to add that the driver had died. 

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