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1 Injured When Car Crashes Into Hooters Restaurant

The crash happened just before 5:30 p.m. Sunday

One person was injured when a car crashed into the dining room of an Irving Hooters early Sunday evening, according to the Irving Fire Department.

The crash happened at 5:23 p.m. Sunday at the chain's location at 2522 N. Belt Line Road, the fire department said.

The car's driver was initially trapped inside the vehicle, but was able to get out quickly.

An Irving police spokesperson said the person injured in the crash was a Hooters employee. The injuries are not believed to be serious.

A witness told NBC 5 that the car's driver was cut off by another motorist, causing him to lose control of his vehicle and swerve into the restaurant.

The injured employee was trapped under the car and suffered a broken leg, according to the witness. The driver is an Army veteran.

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