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Car slams into Ventura house; driver arrested

A 29-year-old man was arrested for slamming into a house in Ventura, and then fleeing from the scene on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2013.
December 12, 2013 11:23:20 AM PST
A 29-year-old man has been arrested for slamming into a house in Ventura, and then fleeing from the scene.

Authorities responded to the hit-and-run in the 7800 block of Loma Vista Road on Wednesday at 10:37 p.m. The garage had been struck by a vehicle, police said.

Witnesses were able to provide officers with a description of the driver who fled from the scene. Dharmvir Gurm of Ventura was taken into custody a short distance away.

Gurm was booked at Ventura County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and hit-and-run.

Investigators say the residence did not suffer any structural damage from the crash.

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