September 26, 2022

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A California gas station has been turned into a circus after a glitch that cost people only 69 cents a gallon amid price hikes.

A California gas station has been turned into a circus after a glitch that cost people only 69 cents a gallon amid price hikes.

A gas pump is seen at a Chevron gas station on June 09, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Gas prices break record highs as demand increases and supply fails to keep pace. There are now more than 10 states where the average price of gasoline is $5 a gallon or higher.Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images

  • People flocked to a gas station in California as a glitch caused prices to plummet.

  • Local news reported that the price of gas did not exceed 69 cents a gallon for about three hours.

  • “I’ve never seen a gas at this price before in my life; can you imagine it?” Daryl Surita told CBS 13.

People rushed to a local gas station in Rancho Cordova, California, after a glitch caused prices to drop to 69 cents a gallon.

CBS reported 13 The malfunction occurred at a Shell gas station on Thursday. When people found out, they reported the low price to their families and friends, and one person, Eddie Soretta, described the scene as “turning into a circus in a matter of minutes,” according to the outlet.

Daryl Surita, from Posting the low price on his Instagramtold the news station that because of the mistake he paid only $14 to fill his locker.

“I looked at the numbers and found they were 69 cents a gallon,” he told the outlet. “So you know what I did, I pressed that button, the pumping started, and the dollar sign stayed low.”

According to local news reports, employees were unaware of the error for three hours.

KTXL reported That the gas was supposed to be listed as $6.99, but the decimal point was in the wrong place. Depending on the outlet, gas prices in the city are about $7 a gallon. nationally, Gas prices are skyrocketing, With a gallon of gas costing $4.97.

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“I’ve never seen gas at this price before in my life, can you imagine?” “That’s the history here,” Daryl Surita told CBS 13.

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