Driver crashes car into busy restaurant

Seven people were injured in Dublin Thursday evening when a woman drove her car into a busy restaurant, according to police.

The driver, a 56-year-old woman, was trying to park in front of Los Pericos in the 7400 block of Village Parkway around 6:15 p.m. when she accidentally accelerated, police said.

She crashed into the crowded restaurant, injuring six people inside, several of them seriously. All six were taken to local hospitals for treatment, but police said all are expected to survive their injuries.

The driver is also being treated for injuries sustained in the crash. Police are investigating the collision.