Car slams Temecula car wash, pins man to wall

TEMECULA, Calif. Richard Powell, 62, suffered a serious leg injury. Deputies said he was in the car wash waiting area when he was pinned between a car and a wall.

The driver, 59-year-old Aris Pepes of /*Temecula*/, suffered minor injuries. Authorities said that one other person involved in the crash declined medical treatment.

Investigators are looking into whether Pepes may have been trying to back out of the car wash, which is located at 44262 Apis Road near Wolf Creek Parkway.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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