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Driver Rams into Pet Supply Store in Escondido While Suffering Medical Problem

A vehicle rammed into a building in Escondido, after the driver suffered a medical problem Thursday afternoon, confirmed police.

Once the driver began experiencing medical issues, he crossed four lanes of traffic and crashed into a pet supply store, located on the 400 block of Felicita Avenue.

A water line was ruptured in the crash, and the driver narrowly avoided smashing a power box.

Fortunately, he did not collide with any other vehicles.

Police say the driver was taken to the hospital, while conscious and breathing.

The 30-year-old man was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the collision, according to Escondido police. No one else was injured.

No further information was immediately available.

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