Driver: Coughing while eating spicy Cheetos led to Hemet crash
Desert Sun wire service • December 3, 2009
A woman who started coughing as she was eating a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos today crashed into a city work truck in Hemet, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash on Girard Street at Stetson Avenue was reported at 8:09 a.m., according to the CHP.
The woman told an officer she started coughing as she was eating the spicy Cheetos and did not see the truck, the CHP reported.
The woman declined treatment, but the other motorist complained of pain and was taken to Hemet Valley Medical Center to be checked out, according to the CHP.