Police make arrest after car crashes into home
By News Staff
REHOBOTH, MASS (WLNE) - A woman was arrested on OUI charges after slamming her car into a family home in Rehoboth early Sunday morning.
The Rehoboth Police Department said troopers were dispatched to Providence street for the report of a motor vehicle that had crashed into a house.
Police say they found a Toyota Corolla crashed into the front of the house upon arrival.
According to the department, the vehicle struck the house only about three to four feet from where one of the residents had been sleeping.
The residents told police they were woken up after hearing a very loud bang and feeling the entire house shake.
During the investigation, it was discovered that the vehicle had left the roadway prior to travelling 125 feet through shrubs and brush before hitting the house.
Police identified the driver as 28-year-old Lindsay Fornaciari of Cranston.
Fornaciari was sent to an area hospital to be evaluated for injuries sustained in the crash.
Police charged Fornaciari with OUI-Alcohol, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and a marked lanes violation.
She will be arraigned at a later date in Taunton district court.