Elderly woman crashes into electrical box, parked truck in Eureka

EUREKA, CA. – An elderly woman smashes into a parked truck, causing her car to catch fire in Eureka.

Just before 11:30 Thursday morning, the woman put her Lexus in reverse but went too quickly, going through bushes and hitting an electrical box.

Her car then colliding with a parked truck in the Rainbow Self Storage parking lot on Broadway.

The crash sparked a fire, but the woman was able to get out.

She was taken to Saint Joseph Hospital with minor injuries.

Power was knocked out to Tetrault Tire Pros, and they had to close for the day.