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Driver crashes car into National City bar

Posted at 6:20 AM, Aug 16, 2019

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (KGTV) - A car crashed into a National City sports bar early Friday morning, but no one was hurt in the incident.

Shortly after 5:30 a.m., police and firefighters responded to reports of a car driven into N City Sports Lounge on Sweetwater Road.

Authorities arrived to find a sedan inside the business next to the bar.

No one was inside at the time of the crash, and 10News learned the driver was not under the influence.

The driver told authorities that she mistook the gas pedal for the brake, causing her to slam into the bar.

Building inspectors were summoned to the scene to assess the structural damage.