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Downtown Calgary pub patio hit by car – Calgary

A downtown Calgary pub had an sudden patio visitor following a midmorning collision. A minivan ended up in one of many streetside patios operated at Bottlescrew Invoice’s Pub.

Calgary police have been known as to the intersection at round 10:40 a.m. on Thursday for reviews of a two-vehicle collision, one in all which bumped into the pub.

“We’ve been right here for 40 years and never as soon as has anyone bumped into the aspect of the constructing,” Jennifer Steward, pub operations supervisor and enterprise proprietor operator, advised International Information.

“It’s very stunning. We’re so grateful that no one received harm.”

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Police confirmed there have been no accidents and are investigating the reason for the crash.

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The patio fabricated from wooden within the westbound curb lane of 10 Avenue took many of the injury, with some flower planters additionally knocked over. The blue minivan apparently got here to relaxation towards stonework of the patio related to the pub.

Steward stated the accident occurred earlier than the pub opened, so there have been no clients or employees within the patio on the nook of 10 Avenue and 1 Avenue S.W.

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“That is truly fairly a busy intersection itself – it sees about 10,000 folks a day,” Steward stated. “We’re tremendous fortunate that wasn’t at a time when there was numerous folks strolling round.”

Steward famous that the curbside patio didn’t have any cement boundaries as a result of the applying for them was denied by town.

“Hopefully subsequent yr after we do rebuild it, that request can be granted.”

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