The West Asheville bar The Admiral will remain open for business tonight after a car crashed into the building last night. Co-owner Drew Wallace told Xpress that the damage would be repaired today and he wasn’t concerned.
The Admiral opened late last year and has been doing a brisk business since. Wallace said the crash resulted not from St. Patty’s Day-inspired ruckus, but from a simple accident.
“The driver wasn’t intoxicated or anything like that, they were just picking someone up; they thought they had it in drive, but it was actually in reverse,” he explained.
— David Forbes, staff writer
photo by Jonathan Welch, staff photographer