SUV Crashes into NJ Restaurant During Lunch Rush

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash at the LouCas Restaurant in Edison Township

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012  |  Updated 3:16 PM EDT
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An SUV crashes into LouCas Restaurant in Edison Township in New Jersey during the lunch rush Wednesday. Two customers were injured; the driver and his passenger were not hurt, authorities said.

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An SUV crashes into LouCas Restaurant in Edison Township in New Jersey during the lunch rush Wednesday. Two customers were injured; the driver and his passenger were not hurt, authorities said.

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Two customers inside a central New Jersey restaurant were injured when a sport utility vehicle driven by an elderly man crashed into the establishment during the lunch rush.

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash at the LouCas Restaurant in Edison Township. Authorities say the vehicle went through the restaurant's front window around 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say a male restaurant patron suffered a head injury, while a woman had hip and back injuries. But their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The driver, identified only as a man in his 80s, and his passenger were not hurt.
 

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