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2, Including 11-Year-Old, Injured After Truck Plows Into Escondido Home

Two people, including an 11-year-old, suffered minor cuts and bruises after a truck drove off the roadway and smashed into a home in Escondido.

The incident happened on North Ash Street and East Ohio Avenue, just east of the I-15 around 6 p.m., the Escondido Police Department confirmed.

A Ford pick-up truck came to a stop sign at the intersection and then suddenly accelerated for unknown reasons.

It slammed into a small Ford SUV and then crashed into the side of home into the kitchen area.

Police said there were two people inside the home--the 11-year-old and an adult. Both were taken to the hospital to be evaluated.

The driver of the SUV was cited for driving with a suspended license.

A bag of pills was found inside the truck, police said.

The driver was taken to the hospital to be evaluated for driving under the influence of prescription drugs. 

No other information was immediately available.

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