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2 attacked w/tire iron at OC fast food eatery

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

December 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Two people were attacked by a man with a tire iron after they honked at him in a Jack in the Box drive through.Police said the incident occurred around 4 a.m. at the fast food restaurant at 1300 W. Edinger Ave.

The two victims, a man and a woman both in their 20s, were in their car waiting their turn in the drive-through lane when they honked at the car in front of them.

It was not clear exactly why they honked, but they told police that two men and a woman got out of the SUV in front of them and attacked them.

According to police reports, one of the men attacked both victims in the head and body with a tire iron.

The attackers then drove off.

Police said the victims were taken to the hospital. Their conditions were not immediately released.