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4 Hospitalized After Vehicle Goes Into Restaurant in Quincy, Massachusetts

It happened at Wild Willy's Burgers on Washington Street

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    A driver crashed through the front door of a restaurant in Quincy, Massachusetts on Tuesday, injuring several patrons. (Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

    Several people were injured Tuesday when a driver crashed through the front door of a restaurant in Quincy, Massachusetts.

    "He just went right through it like it was nothing," said customer Shakira Rivas, who was sitting near the windows.

    Rivas was eating her lunch, when the car she was watching in the parking lot suddenly crashed through the front door.

    "Everybody just started freaking out, people were on top of the car," she said.

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    The incident took place at Wild Willy's Burgers, which left heavy damage to the building.

    "Then I hear glass breaking, and I look up and there's a car coming through the front door" recalled Emily Amrock, who was working the counter.

    Amrock had a scraped knee.

    A 90-year-old driver from Cohasett was behind the wheel and the woman he was with were both shaken up and taken to an area hospital as a precaution.

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    [NECN]  4 Hospitalized After Vehicle Goes Into Restaurant in Quincy, Massachusetts
    Four people were injured when a vehicle went into a restaurant in Massachusetts, according to authorities. (Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

    Quincy Police say the driver does not remember anything about the crash, but appears to have confused the brake pedal and the gas pedal.

    Four customers, a family visiting from California, were hurt and also taken to the hospital.

    Some of them have broken bones.

    "We're just so happy that everybody is going to be ok," said restaurant owner Paul Bennett. "Our plan is to reopen as quickly as possible."

    The driver had a clean record, but police are notifying the Registry of Motor Vehicles and he will likely lose his license.

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