Photos: Car Winds Up On The Sidewalk In Front Of Pink's Hot Dogs
It almost looks like one driver was a little too anxious to get his or her spot in line at Pink's.
A car wound up crashing right in front of the landmark hot dog stand and onto the sidewalk on Wednesday afternoon, around 2:20 p.m. The white sedan had gotten into a crash with another car on the street and somehow careened onto the curb where there's normally a large crowd of people hungry for chili dogs. Amazingly, none of the people working at Pink's Hot Dogs or in line were hurt, though one of the drivers was hurt in the crash reports City News Service. The most unfortunate victims at Pink's seemed to be a few parking meters:
"In 76 years, we've never had anything like this happen before," owner Gloria Pink told TMZ. "Believe it or not no one was hurt—it's a miracle." She also said she heard one of the drivers blacked-out before the crash happened.
Despite the near-miss, Pink's was still up for business, even as the car sat in front of their stand. "#StillServingHotDogs" they hashtagged a Facebook post on the crash.
Since all is fine, we'll take two chili dogs and a root beer, please.