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Whittier crash sends truck into house; arrest made

Authorities respond to the scene of a single-vehicle crash that sent a truck into a home in the 7500 block of Vicki Drive in Whittier on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (Google maps)

September 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after slamming his truck into a house in Whittier.

The incident occurred in the 7500 block of Vicki Drive around 3:30 a.m.

Authorities said a gray Chevrolet slammed into the family's home in the middle of the night, leaving a gaping hole in the front.

CHP officials said the driver tried to leave the scene but was shortly arrested. Officers said the man was driving under the influence.