Elderly couple OK after car drives into Gwinnett restaurant

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Police said no one was harmed when an elderly man accidentally drove his car into a Gwinnett County restaurant on Thursday.

Shortly before 4 p.m., police responded to a Subway restaurant on Five Forks Trickum Road near Oak Road where they found a four-door sedan that was partway into the restaurant.

Police said the driver had intended to hit the brake but accidentally pressed the accelerator instead.

Police said that after the vehicle was removed from the restaurant and towed, the elderly couple was taken home by police.

No charges were filled. Police said the incident is now a matter for the insurance companies to work out.

(© 2017 WXIA)


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