Vehicle slams into restaurant in Brooklyn

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a car crashed into a restaurant in Brooklyn early Tuesday.

It happened around 6 a.m. at the former Pizza Wraps pizzeria on Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

The business was recently closed, and a officials said a new owner was working to reopen it as a Caribbean eatery.

Video from NewsCopter 7 showed multiple police and fire units on the scene.

The car, which was not visible from the air, appeared to have gone all the way inside the building.
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John Del Giorno has breaking details over the scene in Bedford-Stuyvesant.


No one was injured in the crash.

"I started crying because that's my livelihood," owner Joy Lacoa said. "All of my savings getting taken, now I have nothing, you know, and this is it."

A gas leak was reported shortly after the incident occurred, prompting authorities to shut down gas in the area as a result.

Police are working to determine what caused the driver to lose control.

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