Authorities said that two women were killed and six others were taken to hospital after a car crashed into an outdoor dining area at a Washington, D.C., restaurant on Friday lunchtime.
Metropolitan Police Cmdr. Duncan Bedlion spoke at a news conference.
According to the commander, authorities believe the driver, who was described as an elderly man, lost control of the vehicle.
According to the commander, the driver cooperated with investigators. Bedlion stated that all indications point to an accident.
According to the department, all six survivors were stabilized with some remaining in critical condition.
None of the victims, who were aged between 30 and 80, have been identified.
Officials said that the vehicle appeared to be a Subaru Legacy-based stationwagon from 2000s and was involved in the construction of other models. It crashed into diners just before 12:30 p.m.
According to the commander, police believe that the vehicle was being stopped by furniture and people in its path.
There were many diners in Washington Friday, as Washington had temperatures of 60s and few clouds early in the afternoon. It occurred near Chevy Chase in Maryland.
NBC Washington identified this restaurant as Parthenon Grill & Chevy Chase Lounge. Officials confirmed that there was no structural damage.