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.

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