Driver crashes into pump at Cortland gas station

Workers are seen fixing a gas pump at the Kwik Fill gas station on Route 13 in Cortlandville early Thursday morning (photos provided by community member)

Updated story here: https://cortlandvoice.com/2018/01/18/update-man-drove-into-cortland-gas-station/

CORTLAND, N.Y. – Authorities are investigating a crash that occurred at a gas station just outside the city of Cortland Wednesday night.

At around 10 p.m., a male driver traveling west on Starr Road drove through the intersection with Route 13 and head-on into a gas pump at the Kwik Fill gas station, located at 312 Route 13 in Cortland, according to a witness at the scene who asked to remain anonymous.

Emergency crews responded to the scene and the gas station was quickly shut down.

There were no life-threatening injuries to the driver, and it’s unclear if there was anyone else in the vehicle. It’s also unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

Police were not able to be reached for comment at the time of this release.

This story will be updated. Check back for updates.