A woman was taken to the hospital after crashing into a concrete step of a Leavenworth church building, according to a report from the Sheriff's Office.

A woman was taken to the hospital after crashing into a concrete step of a Leavenworth church building, according to a report from the Sheriff's Office.

The accident was reported at 3:24 p.m. Tuesday at Broadway and Spruce Street.
A 19-year-old Leavenworth woman had been driving north on Sixth Avenue in a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass when her brakes stopped working, according to the report.

She turned west onto Spruce Street and discovered a line of cars at a stop light. She swerved to miss the vehicles and hit a concrete step and metal handrail at the Leavenworth Baptist Church.

She was transported by Leavenworth County EMS to Cushing Memorial Hospital, according to the report.