Driver In Restaurant Wreck Charged

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WILKES-BARRE — Police believe a man who crashed an SUV into a restaurant last month was driving under the influence.

Alrick Taylor, 21, of Brooklyn, New York was arraigned around 11:45 a.m. Thursday.

The wreck happened last month on Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre.

According to court papers, a Wilkes-Barre officer on patrol saw Taylor drive across Kidder Street and crash into a Denny’s restaurant.

Four people inside were injured and were taken to hospitals.

Taylor faces charges of reckless driving, D.U.I., and aggravated assault by vehicle while D.U.I.

He was released on bail.