A man Maine is facing charges after police say he crashed into a diner in Sanford on Tuesday afternoon, seriously injuring a patron inside.
Police said three vehicles had been involved in a crash at the intersection of Pioneer Avenue and Washington Street at 3:36 p.m. when Mark Nolet, 28, of Sanford, hit the Third Alarm Diner.
A man inside the diner was taken to Maine Medical Center by helicopter where he is listed in serious condition. The victim has not been identified.
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The diner suffered extensive damage and will remain closed until repairs can be made.
Nolet was arrested for operating without a license and is due in court Jan. 9, 2018.
The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation.