Motorist crashes into Pharmaca front window in La Jolla

By Ashley Mackin

A car crashed into the storefront of Pharmaca pharmacy on Girard Friday afternoon. While the driver has yet to be identified, an eyewitness detailed what he saw. Eric Mitchell, a security guard at the Bank of America next door, said the car was parked in front of the store.

The damaged storefront window of Pharmaca pharmacy in La Jolla after a car crashed into it. Ashley Mackin

Attempting to pull out into traffic, the female driver put the car in reverse and backed up. With too many cars coming, she pulled forward into the parking spot, which was perpendicular to the store. Mitchell said he thinks the driver must have thought she put the car into reverse again, because she accelerated with enough force to propel her vehicle into the storefront window.

No one was walking in front of the store at the time. Mitchell said an ambulance was called and the driver was examined, but did not go to the hospital and seemed unharmed.

The broken windshield as a result of the crash Friday afternoon. Ashley Mackin

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Posted by Ashley Mackin on Sep 21, 2012. Filed under La Jolla, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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