Van slams into Fort Lee fast food restaurant

Posted at 11:20 AM, Dec 24, 2013

FORT LEE, Va. (WTVR) – Police are investigating after a van slammed into the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen fast food restaurant on Fort Lee Army post.

Investigators told CBS senior reporter Wayne Covil it appeared the driver put the van into drive instead of reverse prior to the crash. The driver was not seriously hurt.

The restaurant manager said he was the only person in the restaurant at the time of the crash. He said he was in the back he heard the crash and come up front to see what happened.

The Popeyes is located at 1431 Mahone Ave.