Car sideswipes front of 7-Eleven, causing traffic mess in downtown Orlando

Driver's side of the car was crushed inward, officials say

(Erik Sandoval/WKMG)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Traffic was backed up in downtown Orlando on Friday night after a crash in the area of Colonial Drive and Magnolia Avenue.

Investigators at the scene told News 6 that the driver of a car was traveling east on Colonial Drive when it appears that person took the left turn onto Magnolia Avenue too early, and the car sideswiped the facade of the 7-Eleven.

The driver's side of the car was crushed inward. There’s no word on the condition of the driver, officials said.

A tow truck was spotted helping to clear the wreckage.

Stay with ClickOrlando.com and News 6 for the latest information.

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