Driver charged with Extreme DUI after crashing into convenience store

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PHOENIX – On Monday night, Jose Castejon-Jimenez crashed into a convenience store after which he was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. His charges also included failure to control speed and not having a valid license.

He was behind the wheel of a 2003 blue Dodge pickup when he crashed into the wall of Snappy Convenience, near 7th Street and Roeser.

After approaching the accident spot, the cops talked to Jose Castejon-Jimenez and they observed that he was intoxicated.

A recorded video of the crash showed that the store’s wall was boarded up, the waiting area of the bus stop near the crash site was damaged, and there was debris along the sidewalk.

One individual sustained injuries in the crash. He was an employee of the store and was rushed to the hospital after the accident.

According to one of the store managers, the employee had a minor sprain and is expected to be okay.

Snappy Convenience is working with their insurance company because of damage to the structure of the building sustained in the crash. The water pipes were also damaged.

The owner believes that the insurance will cover everything.


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