A automotive crash in an airport may appear unlikely, but it surely turned a scary actuality at one North Carolina airport Thursday.
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Workplace in North Carolina reported that the motive force of a white compact automotive drove onto the tarmac at Wilmington Worldwide Airport earlier than crashing via the doorways and glass of one of many terminals, the place he was detained by native officers.
The incident, which occurred round 7 p.m. EST, resulted within the automotive being utterly smashed inward leaving the entrance windshield damaged.
Wilmington Worldwide Airpot (ILM) confirmed the occasion through Twitter late Thursday night, sustaining that nobody was injured throughout the incident and that the airport was anticipated to function as normal starting Friday morning.
This night an vehicle breached the airport. Nobody from the general public was injured. @NewHanoverSO responded swiftly, detained the person, & is coordinating with accomplice businesses. ILM is open & had minimal affect on operations. ILM expects to be totally operational by morning.
— ILM Airport (@ILMairport) March 10, 2023
Nevertheless, TSA advised native outlet WECT that one TSA agent suffered “minor” accidents throughout the incident and was delivered to the hospital.
The suspect, who has been recognized as Tray Anthony Dvorak, is being held on a $50,000 bond.
Dvorak has been charged with assault with a lethal weapon on a authorities official, dashing to elude arrest, trespassing on airport property, disorderly conduct and resisting/obstructing/delaying a authorities official.
He’s anticipated to make a digital courtroom look Friday afternoon.