Car Crashes Through Knoxville Convenience Store

Knoxville (WVLT) - One person is facing charges and receiving treatment at UT Medical Center after driving his car into a convenience store.

The knoxville Police Department says a suspect drove into the Weigles on Middlebrook Pike around 12:30 this morning.

Investigators say the car crashed through the wall, and came to rest inside the dining area.

Police say the suspect ran away from the scene, but was later arrested after he checked himself into UT Medical Center for his injuries.

He is charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, and underage drinking.

The crash did not affect the store's business.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 11045396 - local8now.com/a?a=11045396