SUV crashes through historic Greenville business

Crews are working to determine whether the Mr. Mattress showroom, located on Wade Hampton Boulevard for more than 50 years, can be repaired.
Published: Nov. 1, 2022 at 10:42 AM EDT|Updated: Nov. 1, 2022 at 3:34 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The owners of a business that has been in Greenville for more than 50 years are working to determine if the building can be saved after a vehicle crashed through it.

The Greenville Police Department said an SUV hit the Mr. Mattress showroom on Wade Hampton Boulevard near North Pleasantburg Drive shortly before midnight on Oct. 29. The driver suffered minor injuries from the crash.

The business was heavily damaged and crews are evaluating if the building can be saved or if the structural damage is too severe. The right lane near the business is currently closed, which is impacting traffic in the area.

Mr. Mattress is family-owned and was founded in Greenville in 1971.

Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story.