NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three people were injured when a car crashed into a bar in Queens Village Saturday afternoon.
The crash happened around 5:35 p.m. at the Pour House bar at 223-01 Hempstead Avenue in Queens.
FDNY officials say three people suffered minor injures and were taken to area hospitals.
1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria spoke to bar patron Elliot Houston who was inside the popular hangout when the car came crashing through the wall.
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“Next thing I know, the car comes through the window,” Houston said, and added that it made him think of 9/11. “That’s what I thought — I thought the building was going to come down, kinda scary.”
Houston, a Port Authority police officer, ran outside to turn off the car and help the driver who turned out to be a friend.
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