Glastonbury, CT (December 8, 2019) - A man crashed into the Glastonbury restaurant Two Hopewell Bistro and Tavern, completely destroying a portion of the building
33-year-old Seth Peckham of Manchester was driving under the influence when he drove into the restaurant. His vehicle was so lodged in the building that his car was off the ground. Most of the car was inside the building rather than out.
Glastonbury's Fire Department responded to the accident and reported that no one was injured, although staffers were inside the restaurant at the time of the crash.
Mr. Peckham has been charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive upon right. He posted a 2500 dollar bond and is set to appear in court December 23rd.
The Two Hopewell Bistro and Tavern, located on 2 Hopewell Road in Glastonbury, has since opened back up for business. It was closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for repairs, but opened back up Tuesday.
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