3 injured after car crash at Covell patio dining room in East Hollywood – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Two people were hit by a car that ended up crashing into Covell’s outdoor dining area in East Hollywood.

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A total of three people were injured on Wednesday when the Mercedes crashed into the restaurant in the 4600 block of West Hollywood Boulevard at around 12:55 p.m. The car drove up to 10 feet into the dining room of the restaurant , but it is not known how far he ended up in the building.

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A man and a woman, both 27, who were eating at the restaurant were both seriously injured. The 84-year-old driver of the car was taken to a regional trauma center in an undetermined condition, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

All occupants of the building, which includes apartments above the restaurant on the second floor and a retail store next to the restaurant, have been temporarily evacuated until its structural integrity can be assessed by a city inspector. construction and city security.

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Police are investigating the cause of the accident and whether the driver had a medical emergency before hitting the building.

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