MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Residents inside a home on Southwest 107th Avenue were awakened by the sound of a truck slamming into the front of their house early Friday.
Miami-Dade police are still searching for the person who was driving the white Ford F-250 truck that hit the house around 2:40 a.m.
The truck was traveling south on Southwest 107th Avenue when the driver lost control of the vehicle, crashed through a light pole, hit a fence and then struck the front of the house. The person driving the truck took off and left the mangled mess just outside the front door.
Cameras from a nearby house may have captured the crash and the driver fleeing the scene.
A man inside the home said his son was asleep in a room in the front of the house next to where the truck crashed.
“We were asleep. My wife heard it," Armando Lopez said. “We came out and saw a truck in front of the house. That was a drunk driver. He should be off the street. It’s horrible. It’s horrible. That guy will kill somebody.”
A front window was smashed and a crack, signaling structural damage to the house, could be seen above where the truck came to a stop.
No one inside the home was injured.
Anyone with information should call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.