Video shows damage after car crashes into Sabattus House of Pizza

Police say this happened around noon when a man driving north on Route 126 had a medical problem causing him to steer directly into the Sabattus House of Pizza. (WGME)

SABATTUS (WGME) - Ryan Boucher, the owner of Sabattus House of Pizza, says he's still in shock over Thursday's horrific car crash.

"I was working in the kitchen when I just heard a big crash that sounded like an explosion," he said.

Sabattus police say an elderly man from Auburn was driving North on Route 126 when they say he had a medical incident and swerved through the parking lot of Sabattus House of Pizza and into their left wall.

“The freezers, the fridge, they were all pushed way back into the kitchen. Glasses were everywhere, food is everywhere, the toilet came off— water everywhere. It’s a mess,” said Taylor Pomerleau, an employee at the Sabattus House of Pizza.

She says that she had just left the storage room that was struck by the car moments before the impact.

"It definitely was the scariest moment of my life, and something I hope will never happen again," she said.

Sabattus police say that no one was hurt in the incident, but say charges could still happen.

"There’s always that possibility. I won’t say that’s going to be the case here today, but there is a possibility. If You shouldn’t be driving, you need to be thinking about that because you are putting other people at risk when you get on the road," says Lt. Sheila Wetherbee with the Sabattus Police Department.

Boucher says he's just happy all his employees are okay.

"Incredibly lucky... it could have been so much worse. All of this stuff is replaceable... very lucky," he said.

The restaurant will remain closed on Friday, but Boucher says they're currently planning on reopening on Saturday. He says much of their plan is still up in the air.

"I haven't really thought about it... we'll see what tomorrow brings. We're just lucky that we have had so many people come out and help us," he said.

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