UPDATE: According to Joplin Police, the female driver hit two parked cars along the 1200 Block of Main before hitting the building. They say she has a history of medical issues. She did suffer injuries, but chose to be transported by private vehicle instead of an ambulance.
A vehicle crashes into a building near downtown Joplin, striking a gas main. It happened earlier today near 14th and South Main. Joplin police say a vehicle struck Joplin Pawn and Purchase. The business was open at the time.
No one was seriously injured, but an employee inside the building was knocked to the ground.
Crews had to block off traffic to fix the broken gas meter. Traffic was blocked from South Pennsylvania to South Joplin between 13th and 16th Streets.
Video courtesy: Mark Farmer