Authorities in Pennsylvania say a DUI suspect led officers on a two-mile high-speed car chase through Manchester Township on Wednesday.
The pursuit ended when the man slammed the Mini Cooper he was driving into a residence at roughly 80 miles per hour.
Jennifer Smith said she heard the disruption when the vehicle careened into her home in an incident that was captured on video by a nearby camera.
“At first I thought maybe a bookcase fell over or something, but it was so loud and it went on for so long that I knew someone had hit the house,” she said.
The suspect, later identified as Kameron Smith, attempted to apologize to her before police apprehended him, she said.
His apologies won’t pay for the damage to her home, though, which she said will cost her a $1,000 out-of-pocket deductible.
The damages reportedly topped $20,000 and Jennifer Smith said she is still waiting to hear whether her insurer will cover the costs.
“It is very frustrating because now my homeowners insurance policy is going to go through the roof,” she said.
Even though she said she will seek restitution as part of the criminal trial against Kameron Smith, she said that “doesn’t always guarantee you’re going to see your money.”
The suspect was arrested at the scene.
According to WPMT, Kameron Smith is expected to face charges including driving under the influence, driving under suspension, fleeing and eluding, and driving an unregistered vehicle.
[Featured image: video screenshot]