Villager hits gas pedal and crashes into Bob Evans restaurant

A Villager was ticketed after crashing into the Bob Evans restaurant at Colony Plaza on County Road 466A.

The Villager’s vehicle crashed into the restaurant at 1:10 p.m. Thursday when the female driver “hit the gas,” by mistake, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of this vehicle crashed into pillars Thursday afternoon at Bob Evans restaurant on County Road 466A in The Villages.

The driver of this car crashed into the Bob Evans restaurant at Colony Plaza.

There were no injuries. The restaurant was evacuated due to concerns about the structural integrity of the building.

The Villager was ticketed on a charge of careless driving.

The Villages Public Safety Department also responded to the scene.

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