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Driver plows into line of vehicles at drive-through vaccination site in Bakersfield

October 30, 2009 |  5:58 pm
At least seven people suffered mild to moderate injuries at a drive-through flu vaccination site in Bakersfield today when a woman seeking her flu shot accidentally drove her car into a line of waiting vehicles, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

The incident occurred about 10:30 a.m. at Bakersfield College, according to a department news release.

"While waiting in line to receive a vaccination, the driver suffered from an apparent medical condition," read the statement. The driver accidentally pressed the accelerator, sending her vehicle crashing into several other cars, a bus and a tree, which was torn from the ground, police said.

The driver and six other people were taken to a hospital and treated for minor to moderate injuries. No pedestrians were injured, police said.

-- Monte Morin