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Postal Truck Crashes Into Fast Food Restaurant, Injuring Two
A big rig owned by the U.S. Postal Service crashed into a Tom's Jr. Burger restaurant in South L.A. early this morning, sending two people to the hospital.
CBS L.A. reports the truck collided with a sedan that was traveling south on Hoover Street. The truck then veered off the road and careened into the front of Tom's Jr. Burger.
The truck driver was wedged into the cab of the vehicle, and had to be removed by firefighters. He was then transported to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the sedan was also injured and taken to a hospital. ABC-7 reports that no one was in the restaurant.
According to City News Service, the crash occurred just after 3 a.m. The truck has been removed, and the crash is being investigated. Tom's Jr. was set to open at 6 a.m, but remained closed this morning.
Update, 1:08 p.m.: Tom's Jr. has reopened.