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Car pins sleeping man to wall in Southern California home during crash

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Posted at 4:49 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 04:49:52-05

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A man sleeping in his bedroom was pinned against a wall when a car smashed through the house in Southern California.

The man suffered only minor injuries after the vehicle barreled over a power pole, through two yards and into the home in Riverside.

The car almost completely entered the structure, rendering it uninhabitable. A fire official says the resident “got very lucky.”

Police arrested the driver of the car, a 22-year-old man, on suspicion of felony DUI. Damage to the house was estimated at $200,000. Four adults were displaced and went to stay with with relatives.