Driver crashes into Mesa gas station

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

MESA, Ariz. -- A Valley man was hospitalized late Friday night after he crashed into a Chevron station in Mesa.

Police said the man drove off the road, struck a tree, and then landed upside down against the sign for the Chevron near McKellips and Horne.

The driver attempted to flee the scene, but was apprehended by authorities.

Police said they believe the man may have been on drugs, and might have been trying to hurt himself.

The man could face DUI charges, as well charges for the damage he caused.