WASHINGTON — Four people have been taken to the hospital after an SUV slammed into Marie’s Diner in Charles County, Maryland.
The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. Monday night, police said. Marie’s Diner is located at 6425 Crain Highway in La Plata, Maryland.
Capt. Chris Becker, with the La Plata police, said a teen employee of the diner, the man driving the SUV, and a father and son sitting in a booth were all injured and hospitalized.
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The 87-year-old father and his 50-year-old son were struck by the vehicle and from debris that fell from the building.
The son was taken to a hospital in La Plata along with the employee and 67-year-old driver. The father was taken to Prince George’s Hospital Center.
Becker said they’re trying to figure out if the driver had a medical emergency before running into the restaurant.
Below is a map of the diner’s location.