The Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning crash into the Hockessin Cleaners.

The incident occurred around 2:25 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2 as Jose D. Garcia was attempting to back his 1999 Dodge Caravan out of a parking space adjacent to the Hockessin Cleaners located at 7313 Lancaster Pike.  The investigation revealed, Garcia’s foot slipped off the brake and the vehicle lurched forward into the side of the building causing structural damage. Garcia, who was properly restrained, was not injured in the crash and was transported by troopers back to Troop 6 where he was issued a citation for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Code Enforcement officials deemed the building unsafe.