A car crashed into a liquor store at a Seal Beach strip mall Wednesday, injuring the driver and one person inside the business, authorities said.
Orange County Fire Department personnel were called to the four-store strip mall on Pacific Coast Highway at Fifth Street at 12:13 p.m.
Security camera video obtained by KCAL 9 shows the car smashing through the store’s front window and knocking down a customer inside.
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: The cleanup is now underway at an Orange County strip mall after one store got a drive through that it didn't want. CBSLA Orange County reporter Michele Gile is in Seal Beach with the dramatic security camera video for us. pic.twitter.com/B7kxRyub34
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) December 27, 2018
A man behind the wheel of the Honda Civic and a woman who was inside West Beach Liquor were taken to an area hospital, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening, said Seal Beach police Sgt. Mike Henderson.
He said the cause of the crash was under investigation, including whether drugs or alcohol might be factors.
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