Man Goes To 7-Eleven For Some Milk, Creates Drive-Thru

Drive-thru convenience stores exist. They are not popular, which is sort of surprising. Would the American public really resist a way to become even lazier? The 7-Eleven in Lombard, Illinois doesn’t have a drive-thru, but somehow acquired one yesterday when a man drove through a wall while stopping at the store to get some milk. He says that his brake pedal was stuck.

When police arrived at the store, they found a running car between the checkout and rack of chips, but no driver. The local sheriff’s department says that the suspect fled the scene, probably because he didn’t have a current driver’s license. Police did track him down, though, since he wasn’t able to get far on foot.

Police charged him with driving without a current license, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to give information to the owner of the building that you just smashed into. Fortunately for everyone involved, no people were injured in this crash. Buildings and cars, sure, but those are both much easier to repair.

You probably want to see surveillance camera footage, but that apparently hasn’t been released to local media yet.

Car crashes through DuPage 7-Eleven, man charged [Chicago Tribune]

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