Man crashes vehicle into Couva Health Facility

A close call for patients and staff at the Couva district health facility last evening, when a man crashed his vehicle into the facility.

According to police reports, the man was feeling unwell and drove to the hospital to seek medical attention, however, upon arrival, he blacked out losing control of his car which then crashed into the facility.

Images on social media show the silver Nissan wagon in a hallway at the hospital surrounded by debris.

Chairs, walls and other items were also damaged by the accident.

The Couva district health facility provides 24-hour service.

Reporter: Carisa Lee