Elderly passenger suffers minor injuries after vehicle crashes into southeast restaurant
The damaged booths and windows of a Humpty's restaurant after a car crashed into the building on February 7, 2013 (Photo courtesy: Ronald Besa)
Published Thursday, February 7, 2013 4:35PM MST
A senior citizen has been transported to the South Calgary hospital after the vehicle she was riding in slammed into a Humpty’s restaurant Thursday afternoon.
According to police, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the driver of a car appeared to use the accelerator instead of the brakes while parking in a lot in the 4900 block of 130 Ave. S.E. The vehicle jumped the parking block and smashed through the windows of the Humpty’s restaurant.
The passenger in the car, an elderly woman, suffered minor injuries and was transported to the South Health Campus for treatment. No other injuries were reported.
Police are investigating the crash but charges are not expected to be placed against the driver.