An 89-year-old woman has been taken to Box Hill Hospital after crashing into the drive-through of a Melbourne KFC restaurant.

The incident happened on Burwood Highway in Burwood East at around 1:10PM yesterday.

Nunawading highway patrol Sergeant Paul Egan said human error lead to the crash and there was some damage to the restaurant.

However, it is business as usual, with the store re-opening pretty quickly.