Police: Woman drives truck through Missouri clinic's doors

AP News
Posted: Dec 12, 2016 8:07 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police in southwest Missouri say a woman outraged at a doctor was arrested after driving her pickup truck through a health center's glass doors.

Police say no injuries resulted from the confrontation about 4:40 p.m. Monday at the Jordan Valley Community Health Center in Springfield. Charges were pending.

Police say the woman told a reporter as she was being led away in handcuffs that she was upset a doctor at the center for low-income, underinsured patients wouldn't give her medications.

A witness, Carl Kilbourne, told the Springfield News-Leader he saw an irate woman screaming and swinging her purse just outside the clinic moments before the truck smashed through the doors.

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The center provides health care, dental care, behavioral health care and other services in Springfield and five other regional cities.