Pick-up truck crashes into outdoor dining area in Brooklyn

Julian Davis was sitting outside at L'Wren restaurant in Sunset Park, Brooklyn when a 2005 Ford pickup truck rammed into the seating barriers, throwing diners, tables, and chairs to the ground.

“I knew it was possible but I didn’t think it was ever going to happen," said Davis.  “If the barriers weren’t here, they would’ve died." 

Three people were injured as a result and taken to Lutheran Hospital, the NYPD said.

Surveillance video captured the moment the truck slammed into the barriers around 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The vehicle appears to drive right through the seating area and keep going, but officials say the driver stayed on the scene and that the incident was an accident.

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Davis recalls children being nearby and says it's a miracle that no one got seriously hurt. 

“It was two girls and a guy, the girls were shaken up, the two kids that were sitting there were shaken up, they were crying the entire time after the fact,” said Davis. 

The driver is a 22-year-old man who was given a summons.  Police say he was not intoxicated.