Driver flees after crashing SUV through front door of Danville house

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DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — Police are investigating an overnight hit-and-run in Danville where a driver hit a empty home with his car and ran away.

According to the Danville Police Department, emergency personnel were dispatched to the 400 block of Gay Street after receiving a 911 call just before 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23.

First responders on the scene reportedly found a gold Ford Escape SUV that had crashed through the front door and into the living room of a vacant house. The SUV’s engine was still running, but authorities say the driver had already left the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident, but the department says there are no reports of any injuries in connection with the crash. Danville Police Department contacted the property owner about the damage and proceeded to remove the SUV from the house.

If you have any information about this incident, please call the Danville Police Department at (434) 793-0000.

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