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Woman Drives into a Bar in Dekalb County, Georgia

April 19, 2022

DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA - According to an online accident news story published on, a bar and liquor store in Dekalb County burst into flames after a woman crashed into the bar.*

Police reported that a driver crashed into the Brockett Pub House in Clarkston, Georgia, which is connected to a liquor store.  Both of the businesses exploded into flames after the collision.  

The news report states that law enforcement arrived at the crash scene and discovered the driver of the motor vehicle.  The driver, a 26-year-old woman, told law enforcement officers that she was devastated due to her boyfriend breaking up with her.  She stated to a Clarkston police detective that she was speeding and attempted to make a turn onto East Ponce De Leon Avenue.  She then struck a utility pole and collided into the Brockett Pub House.

The initial accident investigation indicates that the driver hit a curb and then collided with a utility pole along Brockett Road.  Police confirmed that the woman's vehicle then crashed the front of the building.  After the car caught on fire, the fire spread from the pub to the liquor store.  The driver was transported to a local area hospital for treatment of accident-related injuries.  Her passenger may have also sustained injuries.  The crash is currently under investigation.  

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