Porch ripped from Hamilton house by driver of vehicle that also damaged parked cars

A porch was ripped off Hamilton house and two parked vehicles damaged Monday afternoon sending the driver and passenger to the hospital, according to witnesses and police.

The crash happened about 3 p.m. at the corner of Park and Haven avenues. A vehicle that witnesses reported was speeding went off the road and crashed into a house and parked vehicles, according to police.

According to a female 911 caller, the driver ran from the wreckage through the back yard.

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“He crashed the car right into a house and two cars,” the caller said, adding the male ran toward Main Street. “We saw it drive by us ... . He was going so fast that we knew he was going to crash — he had to be doing 100 mph.”

Officer Kristy Collins said the driver was later located and taken to the hospital, along with a passenger. The report was not completed Tuesday afternoon and the incident remains under investigation.

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