- by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Friday, at about 11:51apm, the Little Falls Police and Fire Department responded to RigaTony's Italian Restaurant after a Mercedes had driven up onto the front sidewalk, crashing a dining table through the establishment's front window.
"An 84-year-old Cedar Grove woman hit the gas pedal instead of the brake when pulling into the handicapped parking space at RigaTony’s," explained Little Falls Police Detective Sergeant James D. Briggs, to West Essex NOW. "The glass to the restaurant was broken and there is a crack on the building exterior."
The owner, Vincent, reported that the restaurant was closed for about an hour and a half and by 12:30pm was back to serving customers.
No charges were filed regarding the incident and no injuries were reported.
RigaTony’s is located at 101 Rt. 23, Little Falls.