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Posted on: February 23, 2020

02-23-2020 SUV crashes into vacant house

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Danville Police are investigating an early morning hit and run after a driver crashed an SUV into a house.

A 911 call just before 12:30 a.m. led emergency personnel to the 400 block of Gay Street. There they located a gold Ford Escape in the living room of a vacant house. The SUV had gone through the front door, the engine was still running, but the driver had fled the scene.

No one reported any injuries in connection with this crash and the circumstances surrounding it are still under investigation. Police contacted the property manager about the damage to the house and removed the SUV from the scene.

Anyone with information on this incident should call police at 434-793-0000 or use our crime tips app CARE at

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