SUV crashes into parked car, house on Wooster St.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - An SUV hit at least one parked car before crashing into a house on Wooster St., according to the Wilmington Police Department.
The wreck took place Thursday afternoon, Sept. 28, between Seventh and Eighth Streets.
The homeowner says the car hit the house so hard, it shifted the foundation by nearly 6 inches.
While there is a hole in the house now, no one was hurt, but it could have been much worse.
“I mean, this is it’s a neighborhood. I have a son, I have a two-year-old, almost two-year-old. You know, it’s terrifying,” said homeowner Don Grossman.
The cause is still under investigation, but police say that the driver was not impaired.
In the past two years, there have been a total of 221 wrecks on Wooster Street alone according to WPD.
Grossman says that’s an issue that needs a solution.
“I mean, speed reduction would help, but I’m not confident that people would follow it necessarily. I don’t know if it requires a change in just total infrastructure. I’m not really sure what the solution is. But there is a problem that certainly does require a solution. This is just getting ridiculous,” said Grossman.
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