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UPDATE: Teen arrested after car crashes into San Luis Obispo house

Three people inside the house were injured
Posted at 11:27 PM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 14:57:16-04

UPDATE: A teen was arrested for DUI after an SUV crashed into a San Luis Obispo home Wednesday night, injuring some of the people inside.

Police say the SUV was also linked to a theft that took place at a local grocery store.

San Luis Obispo police say when they arrived on scene shortly after 10:30 p.m., they found an SUV had crashed through the front of a home on the 1400 block of Garcia Street and then traveled through several rooms before partially breaking through the back of the home.

Three of the five adults in the home at the time were said to be injured, including one who was hospitalized with what officers described as serious injuries.

Police say four teens between the ages of 14 and 17 were inside the SUV at the time of the crash. The 17-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI causing injury and suffered minor injuries, according to police, who say the other three teens were not injured.

“During the investigation, officers determined the vehicle and minors had fled from the Grocery Outlet at 1314 Madonna Rd after a theft. One of the minors had stolen alcohol and other items from the store and then got in the SUV which sped off,” police said in a press release.

The identities of the teens are not being released at this time due to their ages.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or has information that may be helpful to police in their investigation to call (805) 781-7312.

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ORIGINAL STORY: A vehicle crashed into a house in San Luis Obispo, specifically near Garcia Drive.

San Luis Obispo City Fire and San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to the report of the crash at 10:38 p.m. on Sept. 9.

According to fire officials, four people suffered injuries. Three people had minor injuries and one was transported by ambulance with moderate injuries. All were occupants of the home.

Fire officials say the people have housing arranged.

The house was compromised, so fire officials said units will remain on scene to help stabilize the structure and San Luis Obispo City Building Department will assess structural damage.

This is a developing situation, we will continue to update as we receive information.