UPDATE: Vehicle crashes in Koch’s Bakery on Broad Street

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The owner of a Chattanooga Bakery believes someone was driving under the influence when he crashed into her store last night. The incident happened around 5:30 at (KUX) Koch’s Bakery.

Three people were inside the truck when it lost control.

The driver, Jeremiah Brashear, is now charged with a D-U-I.

There was damage to the front of the building, the store’s merchandise and shelving.  Fortunately, the bakery was closed when it happened.

Cindy Nichols, Koch’s Bakery, said “We’re still open, we got in here last night, me, the assistant manager, the owner and a couple other people, we got in here and cleaned all the glass up. We even swept the glass off Broad Street! Ha, ha, and cleaned up truck parts, and was able to open this morning.”

No injuries have been reported.

Nichols says Koch’s will remain open during normal business hours, while repairs are being done.


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — A truck crashed into Koch’s Bakery on Broad Street on Sunday.

According to Chattanooga Police, the driver of the truck lost control and the truck struck the building.

Chattanooga Police say the driver of the truck and the passenger were not injured.

Police say the building sustained structural damage, but no one was in the building at the time of the crash.

Barbara Davis is the owner of Koch’s Bakery. She said, “I couldn’t hear anything so someone just came knocked on my door and it was the fire department asking if I owned the building. I said, ‘yes’ and he said a truck had run through the front of my building.”

Davis told News 12 she hopes to open normal hours.

She says there is damage to the building, merchandise, and shelves.

 

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