Speeding Car Crashes Into Apartment Building

Posted at 4:52 PM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 23:15:32-04

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (KGTV) — Residents of a Hillcrest apartment building were left with no staircase after a black SUV going double the speed limit crashed into the building Thursday morning.

The crash happened near the intersection of Walnut Avenue and First Avenue in Hillcrest. 

“It was completely smashed in the front,” said Sylvia Vecchione, a nurse who ran to help. 

Police said the driver of the SUV ran a stop sign and hit a red car before crashing into the building. 

Vecchione said she helped the driver of the red car who was visibly shaken.

“I was looking to see if he had any cuts or bruises, but he didn't,” said Vecchione. 

Police said the SUV's driver and her passenger suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital.