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An uncontrollable truck crashes into a fireworks stand in Washington, DC, killing two people

The truck plowed into the fireworks stand after the driver ran a red light on Minnesota Avenue on July 2, 2022.
A truck was pushed into a fireworks stand after a driver emitted a red light on Minnesota Avenue on July 2, 2022. ..DC Police Station / Twitter

Two people died Saturday afternoon when an uncontrollable pickup truck plunged into a fireworks stand in Washington, DC. Said the police.

After 5:30 pm, police said at a press conferencethat a disaster had occurred on Minnesota Avenue in the Upper Central North-East District.

According to police, the pickup truck was heading north, emitting a red light, then colliding with a man riding a bicycle, paying attention to the roadside fireworks stand and its attendants. rice field. Both the cyclist and the attendant were killed.

Police officials report the driver of the vehicle suffered a medical emergency at the time of the crash.
DC Police Station / Twitter

"At this point, the driver is preliminary We are still suffering from some kind of medical emergency, but we are still investigating, "said Wilfredo Manrapaz, deputy director of the Metropolitan Police Department.

Drivers and passengers were being evaluated at a local hospital, officials said.