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No injuries reported after driver crashes Mercedes into Van Dorn Plaza bar

El Texano Bar & Grill after a crash on Wednesday morning (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The front entrance to El Texano Bar & Grill is boarded up after a driver crashed their Mercedes-Benz into the building this morning.

The incident occurred around 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at the bar in the Van Dorn Plaza shopping center (514 S Van Dorn Street).

The only person assessed for injuries at the time was the car’s driver. Alexandria Fire Department (AFD) spokesperson Raytevia Evans said AFD inspeced the building for structural damage and found it was limited to the glass window, with no compromise to the utilities or structural integrity.

“Units evaluated the driver and confirmed no injuries,” Evans said.

El Texano Bar & Grill could not be reached for comment.

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