Truck Crashes Into Auto Store, Building Engulfed By Flames

Solon, OH - A man reportedly fell asleep while driving and crashed into Carquest Auto Part Store , causing the building to burst into flames early Saturday morning.

Firefighters tell 19 Action News that around 2:34 a.m. a Dodge Pick-Up truck, traveling eastbound on Solon Road, lost control and crashed into the Carquest Auto Parts building located at 33505 Bainbridge Road.

The pick-up truck hit the gas meter attached to the building and a fire ignited, spread quickly throughout the building.

Solon Fire, Orange Village,Chagrin Falls, and Bainbridge Township all battle the flame engulfed building for several hours before it was finally extinguished.

No information on the condition of the person who drove the truck into the building at this time.