What happens if you drive away with the gas pump still attached to your car?

So yes...i drove away with he hose still attached to my car. it was 6:30 am, enough said. I stopped after I heard the loud boom and the gas station attendant came running out. He took down all my information but also said it happens often. Now they are calling saying that I owe them 147$ or they will make a... show more So yes...i drove away with he hose still attached to my car. it was 6:30 am, enough said.

I stopped after I heard the loud boom and the gas station attendant came running out. He took down all my information but also said it happens often. Now they are calling saying that I owe them 147$ or they will make a claim to my insurance.

Is this typical? I defiantly will pay because it is my fault but I'm just wondering if this is the standard way gas stations deal with this issue.

Thanks
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