DUI Driver Crashes Into Beer Distributor: Cops

A man is in custody after police say he crashed into a beer distributor while under the influence.

By David Chang
|  Sunday, Sep 30, 2012  |  Updated 2:59 PM EDT
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DUI Driver Crashes Into Beer Distributor: Cops

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It happened Sunday around 3:30 a.m. on the 2200 block of West Allegheny Avenue in the Tioga-Nicetown section of the city.

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A man is in custody after police say he crashed into a beer distributor while under the influence.

It happened Sunday around 3:30 a.m. on the 2200 block of West Allegheny Avenue in the Tioga-Nicetown section of the city.

Police say the man somehow lost control of the van he was driving, jumped a curb and crashed into a beer distributor building, causing a gas line to rupture.

Police shut down the area between 20th and 22nd streets as crews repaired the leaking line. No evacuations or injuries took place.

Police say the driver of the vehicle is facing DUI charges. He is currently in police custody.

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