Driver hits 7-Eleven gas pump after suffering medical emergency

Posted at 10:14 AM, Jul 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-10 13:08:23-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A driver in Chesapeake hit a 7-Eleven gas pump, causing a small fire after suffering a medical emergency while driving on Canal Drive heading toward Military Highway.

Officials did not say what the emergency was exactly but did say that the issue caused the driver to crossover Canal Drive and hit the gas pump that was in the 7-Eleven parking lot.

The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle by firefighters, who also extinguished the fire caused by the incident.

The driver was transported to Norfolk General and their condition is unknown.