MENTOR, Ohio - Three people remain hospitalized after a car came crashing through Mentor house.
Police and firefighters were called to 7044 Comanche Trail just before 3 a.m. Sunday where they found the victims trapped under the car that was completely inside the house. Mentor police said alcohol and speed appeared to be factors.
The driver, 28-year-old Daniel A. Vanderhoof Jr., of Willoughby, was arrested, Mentor police said. He was charged with four counts of aggravated vehicular assault, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving while under suspension, driving without a license, reckless operation and leaving the scene of an accident.
His passenger, a 29-year-old Madison man, was not charged.
As for the family inside the house, all were taken to area hospitals. Tonya Blare, 30, was treated and released from Lake West hospital.
Christopher L. Lukasiewicz, 31, is in stable condition at MetroHealth Medical Center, police said. Christopher N. Lukasiewicz, 3, and Cassandra G. Lukasiewicz, 1, are both in stable condition at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital.
The crash is still under investigation.
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