Vehicle slams into Basin bank

Vehicle slams into Basin bank

By Tammy Keele

Security State Bank employees got a scare Monday when their building was struck by a vehicle driven by a Big Horn County resident that had veered off the road.  

Basin Police Chief Kyle McClure said a Basin police officer witnessed the vehicle veer off Fourth Street, jump the curb and strike the bank.The vehicle then proceeded to hit a power pole and fire hydrant before striking the bank again.

According to McClure, the cause of the accident is unknown and still under investigation; however, driver impairment is not suspected.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital; no other injuries have been reported.