Car Crashes into House Near Goleta

On Tuesday afternoon, an elderly driver crashed into a house near Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened sometime after 5:00 p.m., in the 500 block of Inwood Drive. First responders were quickly on the scene, where the car had crashed into the home’s living room. Both the structure and the vehicle sustained property damage.

Thankfully, no one was home at the time of the crash. Also, the driver was reportedly okay following the wreck. The house apparently belonged to a neighbor of the driver. He reported had trouble with the car prior to crashing into the house. First responders had to have a building inspector come out to determine if the home’s structure would still be safe for occupants.

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