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Elderly woman drives car into OC store

February 22, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A car driven by a 78-year-old woman crashed into a Michael's arts and crafts store in Mission Viejo, Monday.The car slammed through the front door of the store at 25310 Marguerite Parkway about 11:50 a.m.

Two people were injured.

Orange County Sheriff's Department investigators say a woman and her two sons, ages 2 and 4, scrambled to get out ot the way.

However, the older boy was hit with flying glass.

The car continued into the building and a 53-year-old shopper was knocked to the ground. Investigators say none of the injuries are life threatening.

However, there is extensive damage to the store.

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the woman driver to lose control and crash into the store.

City News Service and the Associated Press contributed to this report.


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