Truck crashes into East Sac cafe, sparks devastating fire | News
SACRAMENTO - A Sacramento cafe was destroyed by a fire that firefighters say started when a truck drove through the front of the building Monday morning.
Sacramento firefighters on scene said they believe the truck smashed through the front of the Cobblestone Cafe on the 900 block of University Avenue shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Monday.
When Sacramento Fire Department crews arrived at the scene, they found the truck and the restaurant fully involved.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, but did not locate the driver of the truck.
According to firefighters, the truck driver was suspected to have fled following the crash. Sacramento police were investigating the incident to try to determine the driver's identity and whereabouts.
A van and car parked outside the restaurant also suffered heavy damage from the flames.