The driver of a gravel truck lost control of his vehicle and smashed into several businesses at West Market Square in the city’s southwest on Friday afternoon.

Calgary fire crews and the Heavy Rescue Team were called out at about 1:40 p.m. to a motor vehicle collision at Sirocco Drive and 17th Avenue S.W.

The driver of a gravel truck lost control while eastbound on 17th Avenue and collided with several vehicles before going down an embankment and smashing into the mini-mall.

Firefighters evacuated four businesses and over 20 people while they worked to determine the safety and structural integrity of the building.

No one was injured in the crash but 17th Avenue east at Sirocco Drive is currently closed while police investigate.