Car Hits Bed While Residents Sleep


SAANICK, British Columbia, Feb. 3 (UPI) — Police in British Columbia said a man and a woman were not injured when a car crashed into their home and struck their bed while they were sleeping.

Investigators said the couple were sleeping in their basement suite in Saanick when a red Jaguar clipped a fence and a parked car before smashing into their home and hitting the bed, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Friday.

Police said no one inside the home was injured.

The 51-year-old driver attempted to flee on foot but was arrested and taken to a hospital to receive treatment for head injuries.

Investigators said the man may have been drinking and a criminal investigation has been opened.

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