Man Arrested For Hitting House With Truck

By: WTAP News
By: WTAP News

A truck goes on a wild ride near Quincy Park in Parkersburg, slamming right into the front porch of a house.

It happened Saturday afternoon on Smithfield Street.

Police say Burl Waggoner was speeding, lost control of his car, and hit the house. He fled the scene on foot but was arrested by officer on Charles Street.

Witnesses say he was able to climb out of the car before running off and gave officers his description.

He's charged with driving on a suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, failure to maintain control, no insurance, and improper registration.

Police say there was significant damage to the house, but no estimate is available at this time.

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