Police suspect man who crashed into Shopko Plaza was on drugs
ROTHSCHILD (WAOW)--Authorities say they suspect the man who drove his car into the Shopko Eyecare Center was under the influence of drugs.
Bryan Schulta, 23, of Wausau crashed into the Shopko Plaza Mall Thursday morning, just after 10:30. He plowed through 2 walls, eventually stopping in the Shopko Eyecare storefront.
According to Rothschild Police Captain Dean Albrecht, authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident. However an officer cited Schulta with "Operating With a Detectable Amount of a Restricted Substance." Albrecht says Schulta did not have alcohol in his system but officers suspect he was under the influence of some other type of drug.
Schulta was parked in the Shopko parking lot before the parking lot. According to the Rothschild Police, Schulta said that he doesn't remember what happened after he got into his car.
Nobody in the Shopko Eyecare Center was harmed however Schulta went to the hospital with minor injuries.