Caught on cam: SUV slams through store, hits child

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (KJAC) – A child narrowly escaped serious injury Wednesday morning after a driverless SUV drove through the front doors of a Port Arthur, Texas convenience store.

At about 8 a.m. the driver pulled up, got out and entered the store followed shortly after by his three children.

As the last child, a seven-year-old boy, entered the store the SUV lurched forward and smashed through the glass front doors of the store according to Ida Winn, the children’s grandmother.

The boy was being taken by his mother to the hospital to have his knee checked out following the incident according to Winn. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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