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Alleged Drunk Driver Due in Court After Crashing Into Lawrence 7-Eleven

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    Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Man and Crashes Into Store

    Juan Taveras Mora appeared in court after police say he hit a man and crashed into a 7-Eleven in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

    (Published Monday, April 9, 2018)

    A drunk driving suspect appeared in court Monday after police say he crashed a sport utility vehicle through a convenience store in Lawrence, Massachusetts, over the weekend.

    Juan Taveras Mora, 31, of Lawrence, faced a judge in Lawrence District Court on charges of operating under the influence, operating without a license and reckless driving.

    Police said Taveras drove a Toyota Highlander through the 7-Eleven on Lowell Street around 4:10 a.m. Sunday.

    Surveillance video showed the SUV breaking through the glass, barrelling into the back of the store and taking a 64-year-old man with it. The SUV just missed hitting a second victim.

    Surveillance Video Shows SUV Crashing Through 7-Eleven Store

    [NECN] Surveillance Video Shows SUV Crashing Through 7-Eleven Storefront

    A driver is facing several charges after driving through the storefront and hitting and injuring a man

    (Published Sunday, April 8, 2018)

    Authorities said Taveras hit a male cab driver who was inside of the store talking to another customer at the time.

    According to police, the victim, who normally goes to the 7-Eleven before starting his shift, sustained leg injuries and was taken to Lawrence General Hospital. His exact condition is unclear.

    Taveras met with a court doctor. He will be sent to Bridgewater State Hospital, where he will be evaluated to make sure he can stand trial.

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