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Car crashes into South Boston restaurant, forcing six residents living above to evacuate

A car crashed into the front of McGoo's pizzeria in South Boston early Friday morning.
A car crashed into the front of McGoo's pizzeria in South Boston early Friday morning.Boston Fire Department/Twitter

A car crashed into a South Boston pizza restaurant early Friday, forcing six residents who live above to evacuate, fire officials said.

The incident took place at McGoo’s Pizzeria at 479 West Broadway at about 1 a.m., the Boston Fire Department said on Twitter.

The driver of the car was taken to a hospital, the department said.

The specially trained firefighters in the department’s technical rescue unit were deployed the scene where they installed a temporary support column to shore up the building.

No further information is currently available.



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