Alabama Man Unable To Apply Brakes Crashes Into A Brake Repair Store

This past weekend, Jaderric Freeman, a 21-year old Alabama resident, crashed his car into the Brakes-4-Less shop in Greenville, South Carolina, reportedly while under the influence of alcohol.

According to police authorities, the driver allegedly hit another vehicle before losing control of his own, crashing into the brake shop due to his inability to slow the car down. Freeman was subsequently arrested and charged with driving under the influence, although additional charges could be thrown at him following an investigation.

The driver of the other car was reportedly injured and had to be taken to a medical facility. Thankfully his injuries were not life threatening, as reported by NTD. Meanwhile, an image released by the Greenville Police Department shows the extent of the damage sustained by the shop.

Image Greenville Police Department

We can see that there’s glass all over the ground and that the storefront was basically obliterated. As for the cars that were already inside, a silver coupe seems to have been actually impacted by Freeman’s out-of-control car, while the black Audi SUV only took on minor damage, as far as we can tell.

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Judging by the video’s timestamp, the incident took place in the late hours of the night – we don’t even want to think about what could have happened if it was daytime when the shop would have been full of employees and customers.

What’s still a little unclear is whether the man was unable to slow down due to his alleged alcohol-induced impairment, or rather because the brakes on the car weren’t functioning properly. If it’s the latter, well, there’s irony for you.


  • Howfarr

    Braking News…

    • Howfarr

      Also why do the drunk drivers never die during stuff like this

  • robotlogic

    That guy couldn’t slow down because his wheels were in the air through the entire parking lot.

    • SPEEDY

      Look closely… before jumping the parking lot, I think he was airborne from a dip in the road … he touched down just before the parking lot entrance… which launched him further in the air … going full-out Luke Duke style

  • HaltestelleLuitpolthafen

    Thank god this happened at 2am and no one was hurt.

    This person should never drive, ever again.

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      The driver of the other car was reportedly injured and had to be taken to a medical facility. Thankfully his injuries were not life threatening,
      Tsk, these stories and their facts!

      • HaltestelleLuitpolthafen

        I read the article, I meant others being impacted by this idiots actions. I couldn’t care less about the drunk driver, they deserve what they got.

        • Loquacious Borborygmus

          The driver of the otherc was reportedly injured
          You’re not making this easy.

  • Six_Tymes

    It looks like that dude floored the gas peddle, by the rate of speed and front end up in the air after hitting the curb before the main impact. Yet another menace to society behind the wheel.

  • getoffme

    The irony is very strong.

  • Real life Mr. Bean.

  • Juan Alvarez

    Hey, can you fix my brakes?

  • Paul

    I guess they don’t do drive through brake service on the fly. Man he was really moving too, blew right through the place.

  • FFEMT6

    Can you say #PROCRASTINATION.

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