Man drives truck through front of liquor store in Laurel

Man drives truck through front of liquor store in Laurel

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - George's Liquor Store on 16th Avenue in Laurel suffered damage Monday morning as truck driven by an elderly man, crashed into the front of the store.

The man was driving a silver Chevrolet Silverado which jumped the curb and went through the glass causing major damage to the window, facade and hundreds of bottles of wine and liquor inside the store.

The business wasn't open at the time of the accident, but employees were in the back office preparing for the day's business.

The Laurel Police Department responded to the call which came in around 9:30 a.m.

The condition of the driver is unknown at this time but witnesses said the man appeared to be shaken but uninjured.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.