Three people were hospitalized after a car accident led to a vehicle crashing into the outside of a popular Hoboken restaurant yesterday, authorities said.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
An employee from the Riverfront Car Wash was, located at 1500 Willow Ave., was backing a car out onto the sidewalk yesterday when he struck a female employee, Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante told HCV.
The driver proceeded onto Willow Avenue, where he struck a vehicle that was traveling north, forcing the second vehicle to drive into the outside of Orale Mexican Kitchen, located at 1426 Willow Ave., police said.
The restaurant only sustained minor brick damage and man who was driving the car out of the car wash did not sustain any injuries. Additionally, the female employee was taken to Hoboken University Medical Center with multiple, non-life threatening injuries, officials said.
Finally, the two occupants of the car that drove into Orale were taken to the Jersey City Medical Center to be treated with minor injuries, Ferrante said.
The police chief also said that more information on the incident will be available on Tuesday.