• Cops: Video shows explosion after drunken woman crashes car into gas pump


    APOPKA, Fla. - WFTV obtained video Thursday that shows an explosion at an Apopka gas station after a drunken woman crashed her car into two gas pumps, police said.

    In the video, sparks are seen flying just before the car barreled into the pumps at the Race Trac gas station on East Semoran Boulevard earlier this month.

    A camera from inside the store captured the explosion.

    Police said the driver, Christina Foit, 49, was drunk when she crashed into the gas pumps.

    When officers arrived at the scene, they said the car was fully engulfed in flames.

    According to an arrest report, Foit claimed the brakes to her car did not work, which caused her to crash. The report also states that she crashed into two pumps and then got out of the car and pulled the passenger out.

    The passenger, whose name was not released, was hospitalized at Orlando Regional Medical Trauma Center with severe injuries.

    Officers said Foit told them she was the passenger, but it was proven through witness statements and video that she was the driver.

    Police said that Foit resisted arrest, and at one point kicked an officer on the thigh.

    When she was taken to jail, Foit claimed she was having a miscarriage, the report stated.

    She was taken to the hospital, where a doctor revealed her blood-alcohol level to be .245, police said.

    According to the report, Foit was driving with a suspended license, which has been suspended since 2003.

    Foit was medically cleared and was taken into custody. She was charged with DUI, driving with an expired driver's license more than four months and resisting arrest with and without violence.

    Police said Foit was on inmate release for a previous DUI with serious bodily injury.

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