8 Injured After Car Crashes Into Starbucks Following Collision in Valley Glen

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At least seven people were injured after a two-car collision resulted in one of the vehicles crashing into a Starbucks in Valley Glen early Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

A vehicle crashed into a Starbucks in Valley Glen on July 20, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

The initial crash took place in the 12900 block of West Victory Boulevard — at the intersection of Coldwater Canyon — shortly after 1 p.m., according to a Los Angeles Fire Department alert.

A blue car was going west on Victory and trying to make a left turn onto Coldwater when it collided with a red Chevrolet, Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Andrew Neiman said.

The red car spun out and crashed into the nearby Starbucks, which is located on the southeast corner of the busy intersection, according to Neiman.

The initial collision happened near the Starbucks, in the busy intersection of Victory Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon. (Credit: KTLA)

A total of 8 people inside in the Starbucks were hurt, including three who were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, he said.

The remaining five patients were treated at the scene.

Neither of the drivers were injured in the collision, which is under investigation.

The crash caused “an unknown amount of structural damage” to the Starbucks location, according to the LAFD alert.

KTLA’s Irving Last contributed to this story. 


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