SAN DIEGO, CA – A driver escaped serious injuring by jumping from his car before it crashed in a Petco in El Cajon on Thursday night.
According to 10 News San Diego, the man discovered that his brakes weren’t working while driving in the 200 block of North 2nd Street at about 10 p.m. The man pulled his malfunctioning truck into the parking lot of a strip mall, opening the door, and jumped out. The truck damaged the front doors of the store broke some windows.
The driver was uninjured and no one else was injured in the crash.
The building inspector was called to evaluate the damage to the pet store.
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