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Car Drives Into Vienna Home

9:51 PM, Oct 5, 2012   |    comments
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VIENNA, Va. (WUSA) - A driver lost control of his car and drove into a home in the 500 block of Echols St. on Friday night, according to Vienna police.

The accident took place between 8 and 9 p.m. when a southbound driver on Barry St. lost control at the intersection with Echols St. The accident sheared the gas line to the home, police report. No one in the home was injured. The gas source to the home was shut off and both fire and police responded to the scene. 

A few homes in the area were evacuated for a brief time while the gas was turned off.

The driver, who will be charged with reckless driving, suffered minor injuries.

The family living in the home has been displaced. A building inspector will inspect the damage to the house on Saturday.

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