UPDATE: Police: Woman was drunk, Texting when she Crashed into House

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Mon 4:12 PM, April 21, 2014

Police say a 28-year-old woman was texting and drunk when she crashed into a Schofield home early Easter Sunday startling the person inside.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and is expected to be cited with 1st offense operating while intoxicated.

The crash happened just before 3 a.m. Sunday, April 20. The home, located on the 1800 block of Spring Street, sustained only minor damage.

The fine for texting while driving in Schofield is $111.40.

No one, including the driver was injured.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sun 9:23 PM, April 20, 2014

One Schofield resident had a bit of a scare early Sunday morning when a car went through a nearby intersection and hit their house.

It all happened around 3:00am Sunday morning. Colonel Stroik of the Everest Metro Police Department says the driver of the car was intoxicated and failed to stop at the intersection of Spring St. and Kurth St.

Luckily no one was hurt in the accident and no major damage was done to the home. There were only a few scratches left on the brick. The drivers car, however, was worse for the wear.

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