Driver Missed Hitting the Pedestrians but Not the Post Office, Police Say
PLYMOUTH — A man was charged with two felony charges after crashing into the United States Post Office on Friday.
On Friday afternoon, an officer noticed a vehicle traveling very fast on Main Street, and as the officer attempted to stop the vehicle the driver sped up, police said.
Officers lost sight of the vehicle in the Russel Street area due to pedestrians on both sides of Main Street.
The vehicle struck a curb on Russel Street, damaging its tire, but continued to travel on the sidewalk and struck the sidewalk’s guardrail before losing control at the intersection.
At the intersection of Russel and Highland streets, witnesses told police the vehicle passed by them and crashed into the side of the United States Post Office.
According to police, the witnesses were almost struck by the vehicle as it went past them.
On scene, officers were able to apprehend the driver, who tried to leave the crash scene.
The driver was identified as 25-year-old Spenser Cook. Officers performed a sobriety test and arrested Cook for driving under the influence, police said.
Cook was charged with two felony charges, reckless conduct and habitual offender, as well as a misdemeanor for driving under the influence.
He was held at Grafton County Jail on $2,000 cash bail and was scheduled to be arraigned Friday.
The Plymouth Police Department ask any witnesses who saw the incident to call the police at 603-536-1804 or stopping by the Plymouth Police Department.