Williamsburg Popeyes restaurant closed following semi-truck, car crash

The Department of Buildings has ordered the building to be vacant as the investigation continues.

News 12 Staff

and Faith Graham

Feb 22, 2024, 11:22 AM

Updated 57 days ago

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A Coors Light 18-wheeler semi-truck crashed into the front of a Popeyes Wednesday night in Williamsburg, according to the FDNY.
Police say the incident started when a sedan crashed into the truck sending it straight into the establishment at around 7:30 p.m. on the corner of Metropolitan and Vandervoort avenues. No customers inside were injured.
Officers say a 21-year-old man was driving the Subaru sedan and he refused medical attention. The 60-year-old man behind the wheel of the truck was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
No criminality is expected. The Department of Buildings has ordered the building to be vacant as the investigation continues.


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