KENT, Del.- An incident wherein a car crashes into a house is being investigated by Delaware State Police.
The incident happened at around 11 in the morning of Saturday. The driver, Carlot Stinvil, was manning a 1997 Nissan Maxima northbound on Route 13 when she stuck a mailbox and drove into a ditch as she exited the roadway at 7571 South DuPont Highway. Stinvil continued traveling northbound across a couple of private owned driveways before she crashed in a wooden fence post.
The vehicle continued through the front lawn and through the yard where it hit a dirt berm which caused it to fly and drive across the back of a 1995 Lexus that was parked in the driveway. The vehicle finally came to rest when t crashed into a home at 7497 South DuPont Highway.
Three people were inside the house at the time of the accident. A 55-year-old female sustained minor injuries and was brought to Kent General Hospital. Two others, a male and adult female, were unharmed.
Stinvil was extricated from the scene by the EMS and also brought to Kent General Hospital after sustaining minor injuries. The driver was cited with several violations such as inattentive driving, driving without a valid license, and no proof of insurance.
The house was condemned by Kent County Code Enforcement who inspected the scene because of the structural damages it sustained.
US-13 northbound was closed at Barney Jenkins Road was temporarily closed fo around one and a half hour as investigation and clearing up operations was done.
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