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Teen Driver Charged with Hit & Run after Crashing into Randleman Wendy’s

All photos credit – Scott Pelkey | North State Journal

ASHEBORO N.C. – A teen driver was charged with hit and run after crashing into the Randleman Wendy’s Tuesday afternoon.

On April 25th, 2023, at around 3:30 pm, Randleman Fire Department and Randolph County EMS were dispatched to the Wendy’s located at 1029 High Point St, in Randleman for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into the building.

According to an accident report from the Randleman police department, the driver was attempting to park in front of the restaurant when she accelerated running over the curb and sidewalk and striking the building before driving off.

Police say the driver later returned to the scene and was charged with hit and run and violations of their learner’s permit.

No one was injured either in the vehicle or in the restaurant because of the accident.

Police estimate the damage to the Wendy’s at $50,000.