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Restaurant closed after elderly driver crashes into building

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A car drove into the pizza kitchen at Portofino's at the Arboretum Wednesday afternoon.

Thursday morning, the restaurant was still closed. WBTV learned it will remain closed for at least another week. The hole in the building has been boarded up.

The call for the crash along Providence Road came out at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sky 3 flew over the scene and showed the car up on the sidewalk and into the restaurant.

WBTV called and spoke to the manager. He said everyone inside is OK and the driver, an elderly woman, did not appear to be hurt.

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