Tow truck driver slams into Santa Ana house

A tow truck driver crashed into a house near the corner of 5th and English streets in Santa Ana Friday, March 6, 2015.

A tow truck driver slammed into a house in Santa Ana Friday night after allegedly swerving to avoid hitting a speeding car who cut him off.

The crash nearly took out the entire wall of the house located in the 2000 block of West 5th Street at about 6:40 p.m.

No one inside the home was injured, but the tow truck driver was transported to a local hospital. He suffered a laceration to an arm and other injuries.

The speeding older-model black Honda Accord left the scene, said Santa Ana police Sgt. Matt Hermans.

Building inspectors deemed the house uninhabitable.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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