Fans of Uproar, a North Wells and Division bar and restaurant in Old Town, raised more than $27,000 via GoFundMe to help employees and operators recover after an allegedly stolen car driver Friday drove into his yard and injured at least six people. , including two employees.
Partner Dante Diana, DJ and writer at Barstool Sports, wrote on Friday: “Tonight a car was stolen, recklessly robbed on Main Street, Wales, and crashed into our UproarChi restaurant.” on Twitter Next to the wreckage photos. “Please pray for the six people who have been hospitalized, two of our dedicated staff.”
Thanks for everyone’s interest that has been reached. Tonight a car was stolen, driven recklessly down a main street, Wales, and crashed into our restaurant Tweet embed. Please pray for the 6 people who have been hospitalized, 2 of our dedicated staff. pic.twitter.com/Y9x7RUKElx
Dante (@DanteTheDon) July 9, 2022
The accident began around 10:30 p.m. Friday when a driver in a Lexus sedan heading south on Wales collided with a nearby vehicle as he drove by and lost control of the vehicle, the Chicago Block Club reported. The car overturned on the sidewalk and in the Uproar’s outer yard, where it is said to have hit several people as the driver fled the scene.
Deiana Eater tells that an Uproar worker received seven stitches and is “bruised all over” but is “grateful to be alive”. A second female worker must be discharged from the hospital later on Monday after undergoing surgery on her foot. It will take some time for her to recover. The four non-clients were fine after sustaining minor injuries.
Diana adds that if the wreck had occurred an hour earlier, there would have been more casualties as the yard was full, saying he is “very grateful that nothing tragic happened,” and that he is grateful that the money raised would cover medical bills and help support workers while they can’t work.
The police made no arrests.
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