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Truck Crashes Into Donelson Waffle House

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According to WTVF-TV, a pickup truck crashed into a Waffle House in Donelson in the early morning hours on April 10.

The station reported that the truck crashed through a series of glass windows at the restaurant on Stewarts Ferry Pike at around 3:45 a.m.

Customers and employees inside the Waffle House had to jump out of the way of the truck, but according to WTVF, no one suffered serious injuries. One person reportedly suffered cuts from broken glass, but was not taken to a hospital for treatment.

The driver of the truck was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence. A passenger in the truck fled the scene of the accident and, as of last week, has not been located.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. The accident caused the restaurant to remain closed for several days, as the damage caused by the crash had to be repaired.


Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious offense. Aside from criminal charges, you can be held liable for the accident via wrongful death or personal injury lawsuits.

Injuries like traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), spinal cord injuries and amputations often lead to costly extended medical care and physical therapy. You should think about this before you drink and drive, and use other transportation options like cabs or a designated driver.

If you have been hurt by a drunk driver or have had a family member die because of negligence, our Nashville vehicle accident lawyer has decades of experience assisting victims. Call us today at (615) 866-3938.

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