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Covina Police Department
Monday July 31st, 2017 :: 08:14 a.m. PDT


Car crashes into home in Covina.

DATE:                                   July, 31 2017
On 07/31/17 at 0300 hours a male Hispanic driver in his 20’s, collided into a residence starting a fire. The driver was speeding southbound on Glendora Ave. in a 2014 Nissan Sentra. He was witnessed driving on the wrong side of the road and running a stop sign. When he tried to turn eastbound onto Puente Ave., his vehicle collided into the residence located at 1302 E. Puente. The vehicle entered the homes garage and kitchen. The vehicle caught on fire, which in turn started the home on fire. A witness pulled the driver from his vehicle and he was later transported to Pomona Valley Hospital in serious condition. No one inside the home was injured as a result of the collision or fire. Los Angeles County Fire Department responded and put out the fire. The driver is suspected of driving under the influence.      

Covina Police Department
444 North Citrus Avenue
Covina, CA 91723

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