Suspected drunk driver crashes into Kailua 7-11

Driver fled the scene, caught a short while later

 UPDATED 10:03 AM HST Sep 12, 2013
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KAILUA, Hawaii -

A driver is under arrest Thursday morning for crashing a car into a 7-11 convenience store overnight and fleeing the scene.

Honolulu police tell us the driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant.

This happened just before 2:00 a.m. Thursday along Kailua Road.

Significant damage was done to the storefront of the convenience store, and to the front end of the white sedan the driver was operating.

Police say the driver of the car fled the scene, but his car was found down the road a short time later.

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