(KMOV)-- Creve Coeur Animal Hospital damaged after an SUV slammed into the building Wednesday afternoon.
When officers arrived to the scene they discovered a sport utility vehicle occupied by a female driver had travelled from the parking lot in front of 12536 Olive, down an embankment and into the side of the animal hospital.
The driver was shaken, but uninjured. Crews were able to remove her safely from the vehicle.
An employee at the animal hospital said that the building is destroyed. The SUV went halfway through the front of the building.
No person or pet was injured inside the business, although staff and customers were inside the building at the time of the incident.
City building officials are on the scene examining the building for structural damage.
No word on what caused the driver to lose control.