Car hits Raleigh church after running off East Whitaker Mill Road

Police are investigating why a car ran off East Whitaker Mill Road and hit the Westminster Presbyterian Church early Friday, sending one person from the car to a hospital.

The car flipped over after hitting the building, police said.

The single-car wreck was reported at 3:57 a.m.

Police said the person taken to the hospital had serious injuries, but they did characterize the injuries as life-threatening.

Ron Gallagher: 919-829-4572, @RPGKT