More than 14 Injured When A Pub ‘Blew Up’.

At least 14 people were injured Friday evening after a vehicle crashed into an Arlington, Virginia, pub and caused an explosion and structure fire, police said.

Many people were taken to hospitals – four of whom were critically injured – other people were treated on the scene and released, the Arlington County Police Department said.

The crash and subsequent explosion took place at Ireland’s Four Courts pub and restaurant in the 2000 block of Wilson Boulevard, according to police. Multiple news outlets reported it happened about 6:45 p.m. on Friday.

The restaurant issued a statement Friday evening saying it was “devastated” by the accident.

Arlington Police Department is still investigating the accident.

For more on this story, please consider these sources:

  1. At least 14 people injured after vehicle crashes into Virginia pub, police say  CNN
  2. Multiple Injured After Car Crashes Into Pub Near D.C.  NBC News
  3. ‘Like an explosion’: At least 14 hurt as car crashes into building in Arlington  WTOP
  4. Car crashes into building, multiple people injured in Arlington  WUSA9
  5. BREAKING: Multiple injuries after car crashes into Ireland’s Four Courts, catches on fire  ARLnow
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