Freeport, Illinois October 14, 2016 – Earlier today in Freeport, sometime before 1:30 p.m., a motorist at the Shell Express Lane located at 1736 S West Ave. appears to have struck the building with their vehicle.
Around 5:00 p.m. we noticed both entrances were blocked not allowing motorists to enter the gas station property. One witness said that they noticed Fire and Ambulance vehicles there around 1:30 this afternoon.
An employee for the station confirmed that someone did run into to the building and that it was being considered an accident. The employee informed us that no one was hurt in the incident.
Store personnel said that the store will be closed for at least the weekend, possibly rep-opening on Monday.
We’ll keep you posted if news changes.