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5 people injured, including a child, after pickup truck crashes into Tampa Waffle House

Posted at 3:15 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 02:39:19-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Five people, including a child, were injured after a pickup truck crashed into a Tampa Waffle House Sunday afternoon.

Tampa Fire Rescue said around 2:10 p.m. Sunday, units responded to 3009 W Columbus Dr. for a reported truck into a building.

When officials arrived, units found a pickup truck inside a Waffle House restaurant. Police say the driver of the truck was trying to park on the west side of the building when he hit the gas instead of the brake.

One adult and a child were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Three others had minor injuries, Tampa Fire Rescue said.

The Tampa Police Department is investigating the crash.

No other information has been given at this time.