SAUGUS — Interim Chief Ronald Giorgetti reports that the Saugus Police Department responded to a crash early this morning where a car drove into a house.
At 12:22 a.m., Saugus Police received a 911 call reporting that a car had crashed into a residence at 258 Central St.
The Saugus Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene and found that a 2005 Chevy Equinox had driven into the front corner of the house.
The operator, a 29-year-old Saugus man, had exited the vehicle prior to first responders’ arrival. He was treated on scene and then transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
Saugus Police issued a citation to the 29-year-old man for Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Residents were home at the time of the crash, but were not injured.
The house sustained significant damage and was deemed uninhabitable.
The crash remains under investigation by the Saugus Police Department, however a preliminary investigation indicates that alcohol or drugs did not play a factor.