Man Charged with DUI After Crashing into House

A Philadelphia man has found himself under arrest and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he drove his car into a home in the Oxford Circle area.

According to authorities, the accident occurred just after 7:00 p.m., when a man driving a 2012 black Nissan was traveling at a high rate of speed.

The 33-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle and landed on the lawn of a property in the 6400 block of Algon Avenue before it struck the house.

Law enforcement officials indicate that the driver, whose identity has not been released, suffered bruises to his arms and legs. The home suffered structural damage from the accident. A woman who was home at the time of the crash suffered no injury.

Police arrested the man on the charge of DUI.

There are serious penalties if you are convicted of DUI or DWI in the state of Pennsylvania. You can face significant fines in addition to losing your license, your insurance or even your job. A DUI conviction can change your life in many negative ways and can put a great deal of stress both upon you and on your family.

Even if you or someone you love is facing the charge of driving under the influence, you have certain rights guaranteed to you by law. If you or someone you love is facing such a charge, that’s the time when you need sound legal advice working to defend you.

Attorney Steven E. Kellis has more than 25 years of experience in the legal areas of DWI and DUI. He is a former prosecutor who now exclusively focuses on his clients who are facing a DUI charge. Steven Kellis understands the law.

Depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest, it is possible to have your DUI charge significantly reduced or in some cases dismissed. Contact an experienced Pennsylvania DUI lawyer at the law offices of Steven E. Kellis today. You can reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the number on your screen or use our web contact form.