PD: Hit-and-run driver slams into house - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

PD: Hit-and-run driver slams into house

Posted: Updated:
(Source: CBS 5 News) (Source: CBS 5 News)
(Source: CBS 5 News) (Source: CBS 5 News)
(Source: CBS 5 News) (Source: CBS 5 News)
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Phenix City students participate in 8th annual Crosswalk

    Phenix City students participate in 8th annual Crosswalk

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:45:03 GMT
    More than 30 students got the chance to walk in the footsteps of Jesus Wednesday night, April 16. It was all part of the Crosswalk event at First Baptist Church in Phenix City. Participants walked moreMore >>
    More than 30 students got the chance to walk in the footsteps of Jesus Wednesday night, April 16. It was all part of the Crosswalk event at First Baptist Church in Phenix City. Participants walked moreMore >>
  • Voter registration deadline is April 21

    Voter registration deadline is April 21

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:24:07 GMT
    The deadline for voters to register is quickly approaching. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding voters that April 21 is the last day to register for the May 20 primary.More >>
    The deadline for voters to register is quickly approaching. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding voters that April 21 is the last day to register for the May 20 primary.More >>
  • Reminder: CRCT testing is April 15-25

    Reminder: CRCT testing is April 15-25

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:24:07 GMT
    Students in Muscogee County are asked to get in bed early tonight to prepare for an important test.  The CRCT test starts tomorrow April 15 for some students in the school district. Winter weather caused
    More >>
    Students in Muscogee County are asked to get in bed early tonight to prepare for an important test.  The CRCT test starts tomorrow April 15 for some students in the school district. Winter weather caused students and staff to lose four days of prep time for the tests.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Two people inside a Phoenix home escaped injury after a hit-and-run driver slammed into their front entryway Thursday afternoon, police said.

The 16-year-old unlicensed driver was fleeing a crash after hitting another car west of the Eleventh Avenue and Thomas Road intersection at about 3:20 p.m., said Phoenix police Sgt. James Joyner.

Joyner said the teen sped away and was going too fast to safely negotiate a turn at Thomas Road and Eighth Avenue. 

As she was attempting to make a right hand turn to go southbound on Eighth Avenue, she went off the road and plowed into the residence, Joyner said.

The occupants of the home were not hurt.

"There was a full room separation between the suspect vehicle that entered the front porch of the residence and where they were actually sitting," Joyner said.

The teen suffered minor injuries and was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital for precautionary reasons.

Joyner said two people were in the car she hit and only one of them received minor injuries.

Copyright 2014 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.