2 dead after truck crashes in Washington

Washington, Jul 3 (IANS): Two adults died in northeast Washington, D.C. when the driver of a truck heading northbound on Minnesota Avenue ran a red light and caused an accident.

The truck on Saturday afternoon hit a bicyclist before crashing into a fireworks stand nearby. Two adults were pronounced dead on the scene, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the police.

The driver was believed to have suffered from a medical emergency when the incident occurred. A passenger was reportedly inside the vehicle and the driver has been hospitalised.

The investigation is ongoing.


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