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Man hurt driving truck into Ventura mall

A motorist drove a truck into a building in the Pacific View Mall in Ventura on Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. (Ventura Fire Department)

October 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The driver of a truck was injured when he crashed into the Pacific View Mall on the 400 block of S. Mills Road in Ventura Monday morning.The truck smashed into a building that used to be The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, severed a water line inside the building and caused flooding in the structure.

The driver, who was alone in the car, was treated for minor scrapes and bruises and released after being evaluated by paramedics and Ventura police officers at the scene.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.