Police: Man crashes into South Seattle house


SEATTLE - An 18-year-old man crashed into a South Seattle home Friday night, police said.


The incident happened after 9:30 p.m. at a house in the 5500 block of 15th Avenue South.


Officers responded to a 911 call reporting a car that crashed into the home.


During a preliminary investigation, police said an 18-year-old man driving a Honda Accord was traveling northbound on 15th Avenue South.


The man lost control of his vehicle and collided into the first floor of the house.


There were residents inside the home during the crash, but no one was injured.


Police said there were three passengers inside the vehicle, but none of them were hurt during the collision.


According to police, the driver showed signs of impairment, and a drug recognition expert officer responded to the scene to evaluate the driver.


The driver was subsequently arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center to get his blood drawn.


Police released the driver pending further investigation and laboratory results of the blood screen.


The incident will remain as an ongoing investigation.