Officials: 4 injured after car crashes into Bed-Stuy cafe

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BED-STUY -

A car crashed through a Bed-Stuy cafe and injured four people Thursday, one critically, authorities say.

A silver Dodge Challenger slammed into the Civil Service Cafe at 279 Nostrand Ave. around 8 a.m., pinning a woman underneath.

The 24-year-old driver says another car hit him first, knocking him off the road. He was hospitalized for an arm injury.

The 32-year-old woman pinned under the car is in critical condition at Methodist Hospital. A 40-year-old man was also taken there with injuries to his leg and back.

The final victim refused medical attention at the scene.

The Department of Buildings says it issued a violation to the building owner after the crash dislodged part of the brick wall in front. 

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