YARMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a driver slammed into a gas pump at a station in Yarmouth Port overnight, knocking it off of its base and causing it to catch on fire.

Fire crews responding to the Sav-On gas station off Route 6A around 9:30 p.m. Monday extinguished the flames and assisted the driver of the heavily damaged red sedan.

The 31-year-old driver is now facing criminal charges in connection with the crash.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation as of Tuesday morning.

No additional information was immediately available.

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