By Danielle Chavira

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – South Metro firefighters responded to a car that slammed into a Caribou Coffee shop on Hampden Avenue near Downing Street. The crash happened late Saturday night.

(credit: South Metro Fire)

Firefighters got to the scene and pulled a 44-year-old man from the car. That person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

(credit: South Metro Fire)

The building suffered extensive damage and a water leak. Crews shored up the wall.

(credit: South Metro Fire)

The Colorado State Patrol is now investigating the crash. It is not clear whether speed or alcohol are being considered factors, or whether the driver was wearing a seatbelt.

Danielle Chavira

Comments
  1. Matthew Schulz says:

    Second time this building has been hit by a car in the last few years. FIX THE SPEED LIMIT!! I live here. This is an aggressive curve on a 40MPH road that actually turns to 35MPH just before the curve. The speed limit sign has been on the ground for months… anybody home? C’mon, get it together, Englewood! Put in a flippin’ speed limit sign, and a blinking/flashing/radar one if you want to do it right. And also, drivers: SLOW DOWN.

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