|A man was arrested after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a car and into a front yard today in Fort Thomas. |
No one was hurt in the crash, which happened at about 10:00 a.m. on June 12.
Thirteen-year old, Noah Daniel, was sleeping in the room closest to where the vehicle came to a rest. He spoke to Fort Thomas Matters, with permission from his grandmother.
"I heard the noises right outside the window and I thought it was just a dream. Then I heard the police sirens and walked outside to see a van in our front yard," he said.
Neighbor, Joe Schwerling, who lives one house down on the same side of the street said he heard the crash and saw the driver crawling under a bush near the home.
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He said the driver behind the vehicle also told police the same, that she had seen the driver under the bush.
Later after interviewing witnesses, Lt. Jamey Gadzala, crawled under that bush to investigate. Fort Thomas Matters was on scene and saw Gadzala recover a hypodermic needle.
Sgt. Chris Carpenter and Officer Zac Rohlfer were also dispatched onto the scene to investigate and secure the area.
Nathaniel Sizemore, who lives just two doors down from where the vehicle came to rest, said his daughter was out on a walk with their caretaker when this occurred.
The Fort Thomas Police department is a quarter mile away from the scene.
"The emergency responders were on this right away, but it was a pretty scary event. My wife and I walk this path almost every day," he said.
The owner of the work van got to the scene in time to see his vehicle being towed away. He was seen talking with property owners to exchange insurance information.
This article will be updated.
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