Vehicle crashes into Encinitas 7-Eleven, damaging building but injuring no one

Sheriff’s Department says crash blamed on driver experiencing ‘medical issue’


A driver who reportedly experienced a medical problem crashed a vehicle into the front of a 7-Eleven store in Encinitas Sunday morning, Jan. 30, damaging the building but not injuring anyone inside, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

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The Ford pickup slammed into the front of the convenience store on Encinitas Boulevard near Manchester Avenue around 10:25 a.m., said sheriff’s Lt. Martha Hernandez.

Investigators said the crash was caused when the woman experienced a “medical issue,” Hernandez said. The age of the driver wasn’t released.

The woman was taken to the hospital to be treated. Information about the extent of her injuries wasn’t released.