Driver crashes through front window of Clairemont animal hospital

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A driver crashed through the front window Thursday of a Clairemont Mesa veterinary clinic, causing extensive damage.

According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, the accident at Ark Animal Hospital in the 6100 block of Balboa Avenue happened around 2:45 p.m.

Medics took the motorist, who was alone in her car at the time of the crash, to Kaiser Foundation Hospital for an evaluation, SDFRD spokesman Lee Swanson said. Her condition was not released. No other injuries were reported.

A structural engineer was called in to evaluate the extent of damage sustained by the building, Swanson said.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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