Several People Injured When Man Crashes Vehicle into Restaurant in Macon, Georgia
MACON, GA. – According to a news report published online at wgxa.tv, several people were injured when a man crashed his vehicle into a restaurant in Macon, Georgia. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is looking into the crash, which authorities believe was intentional on the part of the vehicle driver.*
The accident happened in the late afternoon at the 20s Pub & Sub located on Riverside Drive in Macon. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and WGXA report that the day before the crash, two people inside the restaurant became involved in a verbal fight, after which one of the people, described as an 80-year-old man, left the restaurant.
Witnesses told authorities that the following day, the 80-year-old man returned to 20s Pub & Sub driving a 2004 Chevy Colorado. He reportedly crashed his vehicle into the restaurant, reversed, and crashed into the building again, then drove away. Officers said that customers and staff were inside of the restaurant at the time of the incident.
WGXA reports that several people who were inside the restaurant were injured in the crash, and two people were taken to Navicent Health Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. They were identified as a 71-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman, both from Macon. They are reportedly in stable condition.
According to WGXA, deputies located the man at his residence in Macon and placed him under arrest. He has reportedly been charged with aggravated assault and property damage and his being held at the Bibb County Jail without bond.
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