According to the reports, a crash has left two people in critical condition after a truck driver crashed into a store on South Atlantic Boulevard.
Officials said the accident happened on South Atlantic Boulevard, near Beach Pizza in Fort Lauderdale. The pickup truck driver was driving along the avenue and crashed into a store before coming to a halt. Two occupants of the truck were reported to have suffered severe injuries from the crash incidence.
Officers said, the driver was not using a seat belt but the passenger, seated beside the driver was using his. However, it was not clear if the driver fell asleep behind the wheel or was distracted prior to the accident.
EMS arrived at the scene to transport the victims to the nearest hospital for prompt treatment. Report says they are both responding to treatment.
The driver reportedly suffered a serious but not life threatening injury to his head. He has also been transferred to the hospital for treatment.
No charges have been filed yet as the accident is under investigation.
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