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Suspected drunk driver crashes into Compton home

A man faces DUI charges after crashing into a house around 2 a.m. Thursday near Central and 151st Street in Compton.

December 22, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A man is facing DUI charges after crashing into a house just before 2 a.m. Thursday near Central and 151st Street in Compton.

Authorities say 22-year-old German Arevalo hit two parked cars before driving his SUV into the corner of the house.

People were inside the home at the time of the crash, but neither the residents nor Arevalo were injured.

The living room was damaged, but overall the house is still structurally sound.

Arevalo was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.