Power lines downed after 2 cars crash in front of Luchita’s restaurant on Cleveland’s West Side

Drunken driver hit car and pushed both vehicles into Luchita’s restaurant

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - First responders converged at Luchita’s after two cars crashed at the West 117th Street restaurant on Wednesday night.

First responders converged at Luchita’s after two cars crashed in front of the Mexican restaurant on Wednesday night. Power lines were downed and West 117th Street has been closed in both directions. Coverage: https://bit.ly/34R3w5T

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Witnesses say a pickup truck T-boned a compact car near the restaurant. The driver of the pickup was taken away on a stretcher by Cleveland EMS, and the second driver was uninjured.

One of the cars snapped a utility pole, and power lines were downed.

Utility crews have been called to the scene, and West 117th Street is closed in both directions.

Witnesses speculated that alcohol or drugs may have played a factor in the crash.

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