AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office was on the scene after a vehicle crashed inside a fast foot restaurant.
According to dispatch, the incident happened at around 8:53 p.m. at the Bojangles on Mike Padgett Hwy. in Augsuta. Sgt. Caleb Lee with the sheriff’s office says the SUV was traveling on Phinizy Rd, then onto Mike Padgett Hwy toward Tobacco Rd where it ended at Bojangles.
Sgt. Lee says the driver lost control and crashed into the restaurant, then fled on foot. He was caught a block away.
The suspect 19-year-old Traequan Cox was arrested for criminal damage to property 1st degree, reckless driving, fleeing/attempting to elude, obstruction of law enforcement officer, possessions of MDMA, possession of Marijuana, possession of Adderall, possession of a controlled substance.
Chad Stawicki with Bojangles tells us the restaurant will be open at 4:00 a.m. Thursday for drive-thru customers only.