Woman charged with DWI after allegedly hitting a pedestrian and crashing into Greensboro Waffle House

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A woman faces multiple charges, including driving while impaired, after authorities said she crashed into a person, and then a restaurant, in Greensboro.

Kaitlyn Danielle Kennedy

Kaitlyn Danielle Kennedy, of Belews Creek, faces charges in a crash that left Derrick Lavelle Anderson, of Greenwood, South Carolina, with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

It happened in the parking lot of the Waffle House at 4302 Big Tree Way shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Emergency workers took the victim to a hospital.

The suspect faces charges of driving while impaired, careless and reckless driving and driving with a revoked license.

A Waffle House spokesman could not say when or if the building would reopen. A condemned sign is currently posted on the door.

The spokesman said the restaurant was closed for maintenance at the time of the crash, adding that he is glad that was the case or it could have been worse.