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Truck hits building at Chula Vista strip mall

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Posted at 3:56 PM, Apr 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-29 19:34:08-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. - A driver crashed his pickup truck into a Chula Vista business Friday, but no one was inside at the time of the wreck.

The crash happened just after 1:30 p.m. at a strip mall in the 1200 block of Broadway.

10News learned the driver, identified as an elderly man with a medical condition, likely hit the gas instead of the brake, sending his truck into a business that happened to be vacant at the time.

The driver was taken to the hospital. Firefighters said he did not appear to be seriously hurt.

Witnesses describe the frightening ordeal on The Now at 4 p.m.