According to Eater Austin, Franklin Barbecue opened its doors late today after a car crashed into the side of the restaurant and left a rubble-strewn hole in the dining room.
reminder!… don't drink and drive…. pic.twitter.com/QlbZrJXHHZ
— Franklin Barbecue (@FranklinBbq) April 15, 2015
According to the dining blog, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene, but a license plate and a beer can were left at the scene:
“General manager Benji Jacobs says the accident happened around five in the morning, when the car careened off of 11th Street, through the chain link fence and into the building itself.”
Jacobs said the police have tracked down the suspect, according to Eater.