Two SUVs involved in a crash in a Placentia parking lot wound up slamming through the front of a Goodwill store, leaving five people injured, including an 88-year-old woman behind the wheel of one of the vehicles.
The crash occurred just after 4:10 p.m. at the store at 1101 E. Imperial Highway, according to Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Tony Bommarito.
Bommarito said five people were injured, including the 88-year-old driver of one of the SUVs.
The 88-year-old driver crashed a Chevy Suburban into the rear of a parked GMC Yukon, which was propelled into the Goodwill store, Bommarito said. The Suburban wound up on the sidewalk, its front end sticking inside the front of the store.
A 14-year-old boy who was in the Yukon was treated at the scene, but his mother declined to have him taken to a hospital, Bommarito said.
Two women shopping in the store and a woman who works in the store were treated at the scene and declined a trip to a hospital, Bommarito said.
The woman driving the Suburban was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center as a “trauma” patient, but was expected to survive, Bommarito said.