Car Crashes into Building on College Avenue; Multiple Injuries Reported


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFTA)– A Fayetteville coffee shop had a car run into it causing multiple injuries on Friday, March 22, according to Fayetteville police.

Central EMS responded to 701 N. College Avenue, Baba Boudan’s, for reports that a car crashed into the building and was inside the building.

A total of five people were injured — two critically, according to Fayetteville police Sgt. Tony Murphy.  

The two people who were critically injured were transported by Central EMS to a hospital; the other three injured people were treated for their injuries, according to Murphy.

Two of the injured include the owner of the shop and her son.

Her son went to the hospital with a potential broken foot.

The driver — a teenager — was cited for careless driving. The driver was also not in possession of a license.

The 27-year-old building had a car crash into it nearly 20 years ago, according to the owner.

College Avenue is no longer blocked off on both sides at Rebecca, Maple and Prospect Streets.

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