91-Year-Old Driver Plows Car Into Fresno 7-Eleven - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

91-Year-Old Driver Plows Car Into Fresno 7-Eleven

Posted: Updated:
FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -

A 91-year-old woman crashed her car into a 7-Eleven convenience store in Southeast Fresno Wednesday afternoon.

The accident was reported around 3 p.m. at the store located on Chestnut and Church.

Fresno Police Officer Todd Williams says it appears the woman had just left the store when she backed up in her Dodge Intrepid and hit a curb. He says the driver got confused and put the car in drive, then accidentally stepped on the gas pedal and plowed into the 7-Eleven.

An employee was hurt by flying debris. That person was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

No one else was hurt.

The store manager told police that the accident could have been much worse because there were seven to ten kids inside the 7-Eleven just two minutes earlier, Williams said.

Investigators are still looking into the crash.

Stay with KMPH News and KMPH.com as we continue to follow this story.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Memorial Fund Set Up to Remember COS Employee Killed in Accident

    Memorial Fund Set Up to Remember COS Employee Killed in Accident

    A College of the Sequoias employee killed at work last week is being remembered by the community. 37-year-old James Heuer died July 18th when he was driving a spray rig on the COS farm in Tulare and for unknown reasons, he lost control and wound up being pinned underneath the tractor.More >>
    A College of the Sequoias employee killed at work last week is being remembered by the community. 37-year-old James Heuer died July 18th when he was driving a spray rig on the COS farm in Tulare and for unknown reasons, he lost control and wound up being pinned underneath the tractor.More >>
  • Thieves Steal KMPH FOX 26 Gas Card, Charge Up $1,400

    Thieves Steal KMPH FOX 26 Gas Card, Charge Up $1,400

    The hunt is on for a thieves who stole a KMPH FOX 26 News credit card and used it to fill up a number of cars in Fresno.More than $1,400 in stolen gas was placed on the stolen credit card.The crooks even used the card at the same gas station several times in a day.Surveillance video from several gas stations show at the time the stolen credit card was used, a group of people were at the gas station filling up several cars.Jim Moore, KMPH Fox 26 Chief Engineer says, "$1,400 is a lot of money....More >>
    The hunt is on for a thieves who stole a KMPH FOX 26 News credit card and used it to fill up a number of cars in Fresno.More than $1,400 in stolen gas was placed on the stolen credit card.The crooks even used the card at the same gas station several times in a day.Surveillance video from several gas stations show at the time the stolen credit card was used, a group of people were at the gas station filling up several cars.Jim Moore, KMPH Fox 26 Chief Engineer says, "$1,400 is a lot of money....More >>
  • SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Why Are Ambulance Bills So Expensive?

    SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Why Are Ambulance Bills So Expensive?

    If you need an ambulance in the Fresno area, get ready for sticker shock. It turns out ambulance bills are expensive and there are several reasons why.
    More >>
    If you need an ambulance in the Fresno area, get ready for sticker shock. It turns out ambulance bills are expensive and there are several reasons why.

    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KMPH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.