Sergeant Chris C. Estes
Professional Standards and Public Information Officer
CAR CRASHES INTO LOCAL 7-11 STORE
DeLand Police and Fire responded shortly after 1 pm to the 7-Eleven at 1043 West New York Avenue after reports of a car crashing into the building. The driver was Sanmukhlal Patel, 77, DeLand. No one was injured in the crash. Indications are the driver may have hit the gas pedal instead of the brake and he was issued a citation for Careless Driving.
The store is temporarily closed due to the damage.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
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