A vehicle crashed into a HomeTown Buffet in Elk Grove and injured two restaurant patrons this afternoon, according to Officer Chris Trim, spokesman for the Elk Grove Police Department.
An 81-year old man was parking his sand colored 2009 Toyota Camry in front of the restaurant on Bruceville Road when the vehicle accelerated onto the sidewalk about1:25 p.m., Trim said. Two pedestrians were entering the buffet when the car struck the front doors, Trim added.
Medical personnel attended to an adult male, who suffered major trauma to his left leg and an adult female who was not physically injured, Trim said. Both people were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Trim said the driver was not injured in the crash.
Officers are still investigating the cause of the collision, and they do not believe alcohol or drugs were involved.
The front doors of the HomeTown Buffet suffered significant damage and the business is closed for the remainder of the day, Trim said.