Moving truck crashes into building; driver hurt

SAN DIEGO - The driver of a U-Haul moving truck was hospitalized Sunday after going down an embankment and striking a building in Miramar.

The incident happened just after 12 p.m. at Miramar Place and Marindustry Drive, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue officials.

10News learned the driver, who had just rented the truck moments before the crash, apparently mistook the gas pedal for the brake, sending him down the embankment.

A man working on a forklift nearby heard the crash and ran over to help the driver.

The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Officials are at the scene trying to determine the severity of the structure damage.

No other injuries were reported.

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