MULLINS, S.C. (WBTW) — Two Mullins police officers hurt Monday night when an SUV crashed into a restaurant have been released from the hospital, police said.
The two officers were eating at the Yummy Yummy Hibachi and Chinese restaurant at 213 W. McIntyre St. when the SUV smashed into a large window next to the entrance to the restaurant, police said in a Facebook post.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as the driver was trying to park in front of the restaurant.
Both officers were taken to the hospital by EMS with minor injuries after the incident, SCHP said. Police said they were ‘banged up’ but are expected to be OK.
The officers “will be returning to work in a few days hopefully,” according to Mullins police Lt. Mike Hartson.
The SCHP is still investigating the crash.
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