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Driver crashes into Aurora IHOP, injuring at least 5 people

Posted at 12:36 PM, Feb 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 15:20:23-05

AURORA, Colo. — An elderly woman crashed into an IHOP on E. Mississippi Avenue in Aurora Thursday afternoon, injuring five people, according to Aurora police.

At least five people had minor injuries, said Crystal McCoy with the Aurora Police Department. There were no fatalities.

The driver was identified as a woman in her 70s who had mixed up the brake and gas pedals, police said. She was parked and thought she was in reverse when she drove forward into the restaurant.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with Denver7 for updates.