Two seriously injured after minivan crashes into Cathedral City thrift store

A minivan plowed into the Angel View thrift store in Cathedral City Tuesday afternoon after police say a medical condition caused the driver to black out and press down on the accelerator.

The crash happened about 1:20 pm at the store on East Palm Canyon Drive, according to KMIR.

The driver, whose name was not released, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries following the incident that also saw a 77-year-old female customer who was struck by the vehicle and also was hospitalized with serious injuries.

A preliminary investigation by police determined that the driver was parked in front Angel View when he suffered β€œan undetermined medical emergency causing him to black out and depress the accelerator,” police said.

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