TYSON’S CORNER. Va. – (NewsBlaze) – The driver of a Hummer intentionally rammed into the Tysons Corner, Va Silver Diner restaurant at noontime on Wednesday, injuring three people plus the driver.
WTOP is reporting that Fairfax County police received an emergency call from the diner at 12:30 PM. Four people were injured and rushed to local hospitals with non life threatening injuries. Currently police are not releasing details as to why the driver rammed the restaurant but that driver was employed by the restaurant as a cook.
The Silver Diner said the driver was a three-year chef at the restaurant and is currently being questioned by police. Since the incident on Wednesday, he has been terminated from the company.
Witnesses according to Channel 4 in Washington at the time of the crash, said as onlookers attempted to help free the driver out of his seat belt, the driver told them “Don’t touch me! Don’t touch me! Leave me alone!”
Although it has been reported the driver was on Bereavement Leave that began in April, the motive for Wednesday’s crash still remains under investigation.
Anyone with information on Wednesday’s crash is asked to call Fairfax County, VA Police.