Car plows onto downtown restaurant patio

Photo: Van Applegate/ABC7

A{ }Mercedes jumped a curb and plowed onto the patio of the Central Michel Richard restaurant on busy Pennsylvania Avenue Tuesday evening, police say.

It happened at 11th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW just before 6:30 p.m.

Four people, including a child, were taken to area hospitals, three in critical condition.

The crash closed Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 10th and 12th streets.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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