2 Dead After SUV Crashes Into Newton Restaurant

Two people were killed when an SUV crashed into a restaurant in Newton Tuesday evening.

The incident occurred at Sweet Tomatoes Pizza at 1279 Washington St.

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan told reporters at the scene that seven others were injured, three of them critically.

Officials said the car came down Chestnut Street, did not stop at the end of the street, and went right across Washington Street into the restaurant.

Ryan said the driver of the vehicle was alive and would not say what may have caused the accident or provide the driver's age.


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