Cops: Drunk man crashes into gas station, pins clerk

May 14, 2012 5:16:26 AM PDT
A Long Island man is charged with assault and DWI after driving his car into a gas station and pinning the attendant against the sales counter.

Detectives say Jorge Alvarenga was intoxicated when his car jumped the curb early Sunday morning.

It smashed through the front of a Mobil station on Burnside Avenue in Inwood.

The station attendant was taken to a nearby hospital, along with an injured passenger.

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