Jul 28, 2014

Driver Faces Charges After Running Into Farmington Hills House

The following information was supplied by the Farmington Hills Police Department. Arrests and charges do not indicate a conviction.

Driver Faces Charges After Running Into Farmington Hills House

A 56-year-old White Lake woman faces a charge of drunken driving, after a vehicle crashed into a house in the 22000 block of Cora Street Sunday night. 

According to a Farmington Hills Police report, officers called to the home shortly after 7 p.m. found the woman standing near her vehicle. The report indicated that the woman appeared "extremely disoriented", her speech was slurred, and police noticed an odor of intoxicants while speaking with her. The woman refused a preliminary breath test, but consented to a blood test to determine her blood alcohol level, according to the report. She was taken to Botsford Hospital, complaining of back and neck pain. 

The homeowner told police that she was in the back of the house when she heard a loud crash, but did not check to see what happened until police arrived. According to the report, the home's structure was not damaged, but an attached porch was destroyed.

Neighbors who saw the aftermath told police they saw the woman in the vehicle driver's seat, the report indicated. One said the woman has been living in a neighboring house. 

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