Man facing DUI charges after crashing into Northeast Philadelphia home

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A man is facing DUI charges after crashing into a home in Northeast Philadelphia. (WPVI)

A man is facing DUI charges after crashing into a home in Northeast Philadelphia.

It happened around 7:10 p.m. Wednesday along the 6400 block of Algon Avenue near Hellerman Street.

Police say a 33-year-old man was driving a 2012 Nissan at a high rate of speed when he lost control, crossed a lawn and crashed into the base of the home.

The home, which was unoccupied at the time, sustained cracks at the base. L&I responded to determine the extent of the damage.

The driver, who suffered minor injuries, scrapes and bruises, was arrested and is being charged with DUI.
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