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Car crashes in front of Porto’s in Burbank

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Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- Car crashed into a traffic signal light pole in front of Porto's at Magnolia Boulevard and Hollywood Way in Burbank July 28, 2014

Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G — Car crashed into a traffic signal light pole in front of Porto’s at Magnolia Boulevard and Hollywood Way in Burbank July 28, 2014

Some scary moments in front of Porto’s Bakery and Cafe in Burbank this morning. A light tan sedan slammed into a traffic signal light pole a few feet from the entrance of the very busy establishment.

Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- Car slammed into traffic signal light pole in front of Porto's in Burbank July 28, 2014

Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G — Car slammed into traffic signal light pole in front of Porto’s in Burbank July 28, 2014

The investigating Burbank Police officer says the driver was “coming from some medical appointment” and “apparently passed out .” It happened just as the unidentified female motorist was going east on Magnolia Boulevard and attempted to make a right turn onto Hollywood Way.

photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- Burbank police officer interviewed driver involved in crash in front of Porto's in Burbank July 28, 2014

photo: FLLewis/ Media City G — Burbank police officer interviewed driver involved in crash in front of Porto’s in Burbank July 28, 2014

The driver was shaken up a bit, but “looks fine,” according to the police officer. However, the vehicle suffered front end damage. Also, the traffic signal light pole was damaged so severely it had to be replaced.

Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G --Burbank Public Works technician inspected damaged traffic signal in front of Porto's in Burbank July 28, 2014

Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G — A Burbank Public Works technician inspected damaged traffic signal light pole in front of Porto’s in Burbank July 28, 2014

 

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