Six injured after car careens into building

Paramedics have taken six people to hospital from the scene, near the corner of Centre Rd and Clayton Rd, including the driver of the car.

No one is in a critical condition, but CCTV footage shows the car travelling at speed along the footpath, destroying chairs and tables out the front of a cafe.

Ambulance Victoria arrived at the scene minutes after the 12.25pm incident and treated the injured, including a teenage girl, a woman in her 30s, a man in his 30s, and a man in his 40s â€" who were treated for leg pain.

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Another man, aged in his 70s, suffered chest pains while a woman in her 40s was distressed.

All were taken to the Monash Medical Centre and are in a stable condition.

Victoria Police say it is believed that a man mistook driving the car mistook the accelerator for the brake.

The driver, and sole occupant, then lost control of the vehicle causing the car to strike a parked car before mounting the footpath on Clayton Road.

The car then travelled along the footpath for a distance, before colliding with a wall of a business.

A 74-year-old Clayton South man was among those conveyed to hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

anthony.dowsley@news.com.au

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