Officers arrived on scene and found the driver of the vehicle was unconscious and not breathing. Lifesaving efforts were performed on the driver by a Medford Police Officer and a citizen. Those efforts were continued by Medford Fire and Mercy Flights personnel upon their arrival.
The initial investigation determined the driver of the involved vehicle suffered a medical emergency which caused her to crash into the building. No other vehicles were involved and no one inside the business was injured.
The driver was rushed to a local hospital and is currently undergoing treatment. The driver of the vehicle is 68-year-old Jerrie Saewert.
Food 4 Less employees said a dog was also in the car with Saewert. It was not injured and employees were attempting to locate the family to come and get it.
NBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertising.
Miles is a Rogue Valley native, raised in Ashland. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking and photography.