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Pete's Drive-In looks to reopen 6 months after crash

The beloved local spot temporarily closed down six months ago when a car drove into the side of the restaurant's wall.

Posted: Jun 18, 2019 8:13 PM

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Pete's Drive-In may be reopening soon, six months after a car crashed into the side of the building. 

The beloved local spot temporarily closed down due to the damage.

RELATED: CAR CRASHES INTO ROSEBURG DRIVE-IN, CAUSING EXTENSIVE DAMAGE

The drive-in's owner, Darrell Orth, said it was important for him to rebuild after the accident because the restaurant means a lot to the community.

"Pete’s is an icon. It’s actually one of the few icons left in Roseburg, and it would’ve been a shame to let it go to the wayside. We chose to make sure it was rebuilt, but we also chose to make sure we rebuilt it in a way that it’s still Pete’s Drive-In.”

Due to construction constraints, the reopening has been pushed back a few times. However, Pete's Drive-In is expecting to reopen its doors July 8.

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