Car crashes into gas pump in Gwinnett County

Car crashes into gas pump in Gwinnett County

Posted: Updated:
A car slammed into a pump at a gas station in Gwinnett County on Friday (Photo by Patty Bullard) A car slammed into a pump at a gas station in Gwinnett County on Friday (Photo by Patty Bullard)
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -

A car slammed into a pump at a gas station in Gwinnett County on Friday.

Authorities said that the driver of a Nissan Pathfinder lost control on Lawrenceville Highway and crashed at a CITGO store. A witness said that the gas pumps erupted into flames, which spilled onto another car. Occupants of the second car escaped without injury.

Police said that the driver of the Pathfinder left the scene on foot down James Road. Authorities later caught up with him and took him into custody.

The driver faces numerous charges, including hit-and-run.

It was not immediately clear why the driver lost control of the vehicle or fled from police.

No names have been released.

  • More Local NewsMore>>

  • Warrant: Man beat poodle to death

    Warrant: Man beat poodle to death

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:13:08 GMT
    Police tell FOX 5 Atlanta that a man was arrested at a Cobb County animal hospital and charged for killing a poodle.
    Police tell FOX 5 Atlanta that a man was arrested at a Cobb County animal hospital and charged for killing a poodle.
  • Sketch released in attempted Freedom Parkway attack

    Sketch released in attempted Freedom Parkway attack

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:28:20 GMT
    Police have released a sketch in connection to an incident that occurred along the Freedom Parkway Path on August 11.
    Police have released a sketch in connection to an incident that occurred along the Freedom Parkway Path on August 11.
  • FOX 5 Breaking News

    Both American Ebola patients released from Emory University Hospital

    Both American Ebola patients released from Emory University Hospital

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:01:39 GMT
    "Today is a miraculous day. I'm reunited with my family" Dr. Kent Brantly stated to a room full of international media, doctors, and family. Brantly is one of two patients now released after recovery of the Ebola virus.
    "Today is a miraculous day. I'm reunited with my family" Dr. Kent Brantly stated to a room full of international media, doctors, and family. Brantly is one of two patients now released after recovery of the Ebola virus.
Powered by WorldNow

4739 NW 53rd Avenue, Sutie B
Gainesville, FL 32653

Phone: (352) 371-0051

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices