Car Crashes Into Pizza Buona in Echo Park
A car slammed into popular Echo Park restaurant Pizza Buona shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, shattering the glass window in front, smashing through tables and chairs and sending a pregnant woman to the hospital.
The dining room was empty at the time, but a 20-year-old pedestrian was dragged when a red Acura smashed into the pizzeria. She sustained minor injuries, reports NBC Los Angeles, which has pictures of the crash shot by Pizza Buona owner Israel Palacios.
Located at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street, Pizza Buona has been around since 1959. Palacios tells NBC that a similar accident happened at the pizzeria nearly 20 years ago.
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