Early Friday morning, a vehicle crashed into the side of a house in Lompoc. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened on the 1500 block of East Laurel Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. Very little information has been released about this collision, but we do know that the vehicle went through the brick wall of the home. There were occupants inside of the house at the time of the crash. Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported on the scene.
There was significant damage to the home, and first responders found both water and gas leaks. A building official was called to the scene to assess the damage. The driver involved was taken into police custody. He was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.