Driver cited after hitting woman pushing stroller, driving into restaurant

Posted on: 8:12 pm, December 29, 2012, by , updated on: 01:01pm, December 30, 2012

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DENVER – The driver who hit two people and then ran into a Mexican restaurant on Sunday has been cited, according to police.

A spokesperson with the Denver Police Department said the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Colfax near Yosemite around 3 p.m., when the driver lost control of the car and struck a woman who was pushing a 6-month-old boy in a stroller.

Police said the car then continued until it hit the restaurant and came to a stop.

The woman was transported to a local hospital with non-serious injuries. The child
in the stroller was also hospitalized with serious, but not life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The male driver was taken to the hospital, but officers said his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The driver was cited with two counts of careless driving resulting in injury, according to police.