FORT LEE, Va. (WRIC)—Fort Lee
Military Police are investigating after an Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
van crashed into the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen at 1431 Mahone Avenue on
The incident occurred shortly after
10 a.m. on Dec. 24. It appears that the driver accidentally put the vehicle in
drive instead of reverse, and drove straight into the fast food restaurant.
Only the manager was in the restaurant
at the time of the crash. Though no one was injured, the van caused structural
damage to the Popeyes, which will remain closed for the rest of the day.
The AAFES-managed restaurant will
remain closed until further notice for repairs.