SUV Slams Into Orange County Bar After Driver Error, No One in Bar Injured

Bar patrons at an Orange County bar avoided injury despite an SUV plowing into its storefront Friday night.

The driver told Santa Ana police that she was trying to hit the brake of her SUV but hit the gas instead, according to a Santa Ana Police Department spokesman.

Police said the woman was not under the influence and was slightly injured. No one at the bar was injured, police said.

The bar, on Edinger Avenue near Fairview Street, was damaged and a fire hydrant was taken out, police said. The incident took place at 11 p.m.

When a tow truck removed the SUV parts of the building came unattached along with the vehicle, according to a cameraman at the scene.

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