SUV Drives Through McDonalds; 3 Hospitalized - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SUV Drives Through McDonalds; 3 Hospitalized

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Three people suffered minor injuries after a sport utility vehicle drove through a McDonald's restaurant glass door, coming to a halt about a dozen feet inside the building.

Boise Police Department spokeswoman Lynn Hightower said Monday that officers were on the scene after the early afternoon mishap.

Three customers, all reported to be in their 70s and 80s, were taken to a nearby hospital for what officers on scene say appear to be very minor injuries.

The driver of the SUV, a woman in her 80s, and her male passenger, also in his 80s, weren't hurt.

She told officers that she tried to step on the brake, slipped and then accelerated into the building.

Officers say they don't plan to cite the driver, because the crash occurred on private property.
      

      
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