2 injured after car crashes into GR bar

Grand Rapids
A car crashed into a bar in Grand Rapids Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.

A car crashed into a bar in Grand Rapids Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people were taken to the hospital after a car crashed into a bar in Grand Rapids early Monday morning.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday at Metro Grand Rapids on Division Avenue north of Burton Street.

The conditions of the two people hospitalized were not known later Monday.

Police told News 8 that at least one of the people injured was standing in front of the bar having a conversation before being hit. No one inside the bar was hurt.

Police said alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

A representative for the bar says the driver was not one of its patrons.

Metro Grand Rapids, which opened in late July, posted on Facebook that it would be closed for a few days as a result of the crash.

Metro will be closed for the next few days due to an accident outside the front of our building. We look forward to…

Posted by Metro Grand Rapids on Monday, September 23, 2019

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