Three injured in accident at Waffle House

by Wes Mayer

alt

The front left corner of the Waffle House on Bullsboro Drive was damaged.

A driver and two Waffle House patrons were transported to the hospital with injuries Friday after the driver drove through the restaurant's wall.

According to Battalion Chief Stephen Brown with the Newnan Fire Department, fire personnel responded to the scene and found a vehicle crashed through the front left wall of the Waffle House on Bullsboro Drive near I-85. The driver and two others inside the building were injured and taken to the hospital by ambulance.

'The injuries didn't appear too serious,' Brown said. 'Luckily, no one was sitting in the booth where the car crashed in.'

The Waffle House was back in operation Monday, with plywood covering the broken window.



More Local

Airport Authority reviews lease rates

The Coweta County Airport Authority reviewed lease rates to make sure they were comparable to local areas and discussed its intergovernmenta ... Read More


County sets rollback millage rate following hearing

The Coweta County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt the “rollback millage rate” for county operations and to keep ... Read More


Suit filed over deputy chief’s retirement package

A lawsuit has been filed against three Coweta County commissioners, alleging that the vote to approve a substantial retirement package for f ... Read More


Student given max sentence for having gun on campus

The 14-year-old student who was arrested for carrying a gun on the Newnan High School campus was sentenced to a youth detention center on Mo ... Read More


Man shot by unknown assailant

One man was injured after being shot by a stranger. Early Tuesday, Newnan Police officer Scott Kilgore responded to a call at Piedmont Hospi ... Read More

Turin to celebrate its 125th on Saturday

Turin will celebrate its 125th birthday Saturday – with a barbecue lunch, stories from oldtimers, classic cars, a balloon launch, acti ... Read More