Car Crashes into Restaurant in Columbus, Georgia
COLUMBUS, GA. – According to an online news story reported at wtvm.com, a car crashed into the side of a restaurant January 14 in Columbus, Georgia. It is not yet clear how the accident occurred. Authorities say three people, including an infant, were injured in the accident.*
The incident occurred in the late evening hours of January 14 on Macon Road in Columbus. At approximately 9 p.m., a white Honda Accord was in the parking lot of the McDonald’s located on Macon Road in Columbus. For unknown reasons, the Honda exited the roadway coming out the McDonald’s and then accelerated to the Denny’s next door to the McDonald’s.
The Honda then crashed into the east side of the Denny’s restaurant. The crash caused significant damage to the outside of the building and a cooler that was on the outer wall of the building. It is not yet clear what caused the Honda driver to leave the road and crash into the restaurant. Authorities have not provided any information about potential contributing factors to the crash.
Three people were inside the Honda at the time, and all three were injured. A 21-year-old person was driving, a 20-year-old person was in the passenger’s seat, and a 5-month-old child was in the back seat. Police said the child’s safety seat was not attached to the seat of the vehicle.
Emergency responders took all three people to Piedmont Columbus Regional for treatment. They have not been identified, and the nature of their injuries was not reported. Their current medical conditions are not known.
The Columbus Police Department is investigating and has not released further information at this time.
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