14-year-old injured after SUV plows into Kailua eatery

14-year-old injured after SUV plows into Kailua eatery
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KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 14-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after the car he was in plowed into a Chinese restaurant in Kailua on Monday afternoon.

Paramedics identified the boy as the driver of a large SUV that hit the eatery.

On social media, witnesses said the child apparently threw the car into gear by accident.

The incident happened about 2:45 p.m. at Chinese Garden Restaurant on Uluniu Street.

A gaping hole in the concrete remains where the car hit the side of the building.

There were no immediate reports of diners suffering injuries.

The business says they will remain open for business – take out only.

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