The vehicle jumped over the curb and entered the building, which was about 10 feet from the building.
WINTER HAVEN – Fortunately, there were no injuries when an elderly New York man crashed his car into a Taco Bell site in Winter Haven on Saturday.
According to a press release from the Winter Haven Police Department, 77 years old Emmanuel Akowuah from Chelmsford, New York, and his wife just moved in at 1
Akowuah told the police that he had backed the car, but then got back on track. The vehicle jumped over the curb and drove into the building, which was about 10 feet inside the building. The airbags were triggered, but none of the Akowuahs was injured.
At the time of the release, a customer in the restaurant was originally seated at exactly the place of the crash, but he had just gotten up to get more hot sauce as the car came through the wall into the restaurant.
The building was severely damaged, though no dollar amount was immediately available.