Several injured after A/C unit falls through ceiling of Covington restaurant

Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 7:51 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 13, 2022 at 11:25 PM EDT
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COVINGTON, Ga. (CBS46) - Several people were injured Monday when part of an A/C unit came crashing through the ceiling of a Covington restaurant.

The Mystic Grill on Clark Street is famous for its role in the hit TV series, The Vampire Diaries.

It happened shortly before 6:30 p.m., according to Covington Police.

The restaurant was reportedly full of customers at the time of the incident.

Five people were injured and two were transported to an area hospital when metal ductwork fell from the ceiling, according to police. All injuries were believed to be minor.

One employee showed CBS46 News video from inside the restaurant shortly after the incident.

In the video, you can see large silver tubing laying across the length of the dining floor.