Car crashes into Maple Ridge restaurant

Driver slams into China Kitchen on Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge

The driver of a vehicle that crashed through the store front of China Kitchen is tended to by the Maple Ridge fire department Wednesday morning.

The driver of a vehicle that crashed through the store front of China Kitchen is tended to by the Maple Ridge fire department Wednesday morning.

A driver was injured Wednesday morning after he crashed his car into a Maple Ridge restaurant.

The man slammed into China Kitchen, located at 22805 Lougheed Highway, around 11:30 a.m.

Staff say no one was injured as the restaurant was not yet open.

Police say the 55-year-old driver made an error and ended up colliding with the building.

Firefighters checked on the driver at the scene. He was taken to hospital for “medical issues” related to the crash.

Building inspectors from the District of Maple Ridge were called to survey the damage to make sure the structure is safe.