Drunk driver crashes into house

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Police have charged a man after his car crashed into a house at Penrith late last night.

About 10.30pm lastnight, a car was travelling on Parker Street, when it allegedly left the road way and crashed into a house.

An occupant of the house, 44-year-old man, was in the front room of the house sleeping.

“He received a minor cut to his arm, from the shattered window of the house,” police said in a statement.

“Emergency services were called and officers from Penrith Local Area Command attended. No one was taken to hospital as a result of the crash.”

The driver, a 22-year-old man, was breath tested at the location returning a positive result.

He was arrested and taken to Penrith Police Station and underwent a breath analysis with an alleged reading of 0.139.

The man was charged with drive mid range PCA and was given conditional bail to appear at Penrith Local Court on July 24.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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