Two people are dead and three others injured after a car drove off the road and smashed into a chemical building.
It happened on the east side just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
The car was headed south on Richardt Avenue near 30th Street, when it approached a tee in the road.
Instead of turning right or left, the car blew right through the stop sign, crashing through the guard rail and smashing into the Univar building, busting out the building’s glass facade before the car finally landed on its hood.
The building alarm is what first alerted police. But they arrived to find the upside-down car and two people who had been ejected. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police believe alcohol may have been a factor in this crash.
The driver of the Chevy Impala, 27-year-old Tiffany McGinnis, has submitted to a voluntary blood draw.
Two other people in the car were taken to hospitals in stable condition.
The names of the two deceased were not immediately released.
Traffic on 30th Street was blocked and was expected to remain closed through the early Sunday.