2 dead after truck crashes in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Two adults died in northeast Washington, D.C. on Saturday afternoon when the driver of a truck heading northbound on Minnesota Avenue ran a red light and caused an accident.

The truck hit a bicyclist before crashing into a fireworks stand nearby. Two adults were pronounced dead on the scene, according to police.

The driver was believed to have suffered from a medical emergency when the incident occurred. A passenger was reportedly inside the vehicle and the driver has been hospitalized.

The investigation is ongoing.