A pickup truck hauling a trailer struck a house in Arlington in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday.
The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the 700 block of East Street around 2:15 am where the accident happened.
The 17-year old driver was found at a home in Aurora – after further investigation, the driver was charged with Operating While Intoxicated First Offense, Failure to Maintain Control and Possession/Consumption of Alcohol Under the Legal Age Limit. The driver was cited into Juvenile Court and released to their parents.
The passenger, 19-year old Evan Elgin of Manchester, was charged with Possession/Consumption of Alcohol Under the Legal Age Limit.
The Sheriff’s Office says no one was injured.
The home sustained significant damages, with the total cost estimate to repair/replace pending. Damage to the truck and trailer were estimated at $10,000.
The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office assisted Fayette County with the investigation.
photos courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office