Driver flees after crashing into Hillyard home - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Driver flees after crashing into Hillyard home



















SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are searching for the driver of a car who ran from officers after crashing her car into a home late Tuesday night.

The crash happened in the 6600 block of N. Cook in Hillyard just after 11 p.m.

Police say the woman first hit a tree before striking the home and coming to rest between the house and the homeowner's car. Both the driver and the male passenger took off running before police arrived.

After a short search, police found the male passenger who said the driver was a woman he'd met just a short time before the crash in a North Spokane bar.

He was not able to give officers her name.

Police said the crash could have been much worse and if the woman had been going any faster she would have crashed through the home and into a bedroom.

The car involved in the crash, a blue Chevy Corsica, is registered in Moses Lake.

Anyone with any information to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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