An accident in Atlantic City Tuesday afternoon sent two vehicles crashing into a landmark restaurant.

Posts on social media show two vehicles, a black car and a silver minivan, had hit the exterior door and the front of Angelo's Fairmount Tavern at North Mississippi and Fairmount Avenues Tuesday afternoon.

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By the evening, the Atlantic City Police Department had erected barricades around the damaged part of the building.

Angelo's Fairmount Tavern in Atlantic City damaged by an accident - Photo: Chris Coleman

According to a Facebook post, the restaurant did not open for dinner service.

Angelo's has been a staple in Atlantic City's Ducktown neighborhood since 1935.

A press release from the Atlantic City Police Department had not been published as of Tuesday evening; the condition of those involved in the accident is not known.

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