Patrons enjoying breakfast at the 4th Street IHop in Coeur d'Alene were not injured when the driver of a Jeep drove into the side of the building.
The accident happened shortly after 8 a.m.
Lieutenant Lee Brainard says the female driver, who has not been identified, exited I-90, crossed all lanes of traffic on 4th Street and crashed into the IHop restaurant.
Brainard says no one inside the restaurant was hurt. The driver was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Whether the driver suffered a medical emergency or was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is under investigation.
The IHop restaurant is closed until further notice.