BURLINGTON, N.C. — A vehicle crashed into a Burlington church on Tuesday evening, according to the Burlington Fire Department.
Shortly after 9 .m. Tuesday, firefighters and police responded to the crash at Gates of Zion Church at Beaumont Avenue and North Church Street.
At the scene, they found a vehicle that had crashed into the church and was inside the building.
The driver was the only person in the vehicle and suffered only a minor injury.
The church, however, sustained major damage and is structurally compromised, according to the fire department.
The damage is estimated at $50,000 to the structure and $15,000 to the contents.