Two people were hospitalized Wednesday after someone drove into the Subway restaurant building at 213 Alabama St.
A Columbus Police Department press release said the driver got out of the vehicle outside the Subway at about 1 p.m. but left it in drive. When the vehicle started to roll, the driver attempted to re-enter the vehicle, accidentally hitting the gas pedal.
The vehicle jumped the curb and crashed into the dining area on the south side of the building, striking two customers inside. The driver and one of the customers were taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle for what police believe to be non life-threatening injuries, the press release said. City Public Information Officer Joe Dillon said the two have since been released.
The windows at Subway are currently boarded up and a restaurant spokesperson said he does not know when it will reopen.
CPD is investigating the incident.
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