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Vehicle leaves the road and strikes 2 Carmel houses

Posted at 11:08 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 23:08:50-04

CARMEL — A vehicle left the road and struck two houses and a shed in Carmel Thursday.

At 7:30 p.m., Carmel police responded to a crash in the 9600 block of Sycamore Road. According to the department, a blue 2011 Toyota 4Runner left the road while traveling east on 96th Street near Shelbourne Road.

It traveled north through the grass, struck a utility shed and then the side of a house. The vehicle continued moving and struck the garage of a second house before becoming embedded in the home.

Both houses sustained significant damage, but no residents were injured. The driver of the Toyota 4Runner sustained minor injuries and was transported to St. Vincent Hospital.

Officers are investigating if the driver was impaired.