Family moves out after car crashes through window

A Newark family whose home was destroyed when an SUV came flying through the window has decided to move out.Inez Hurston, who lived in the

NEWARK - A Newark family whose home was destroyed when an SUV came flying through the window has decided to move out.

Inez Hurston, who lived in the home, says she was in the second-story living room with her 2-month-old grandson just before the SUV crashed into the Wickliffe Street residence.

According to police, the driver of a Nissan Pathfinder lost control, hit a barrier out front and went airborne, crashing into the second floor and right into the room that had been occupied just moments earlier.

Authorities say a 39-year-old woman from West Orange was behind the wheel of the SUV. She and her male passenger were not hurt.

Some of the people who resided at the house went to the hospital to be checked out, but no one was admitted. Police say alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Right now, police are calling this an unfortunate accident, and no tickets have been issued.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A bobcat that was struck by car was 1 Bobcat struck by car released back into wild
V-Go Robot helps student battling cancer attend school 2 V-Go Robot helps student battling cancer attend school
Dover launches the Street Smart Dover campaign to 3 Dover launches new campaign to lessen number of pedestrian fatalities
Man arrested in shooting involving Fetty Wap now 4 Man arrested in shooting involving Fetty Wap facing robbery charges
Ella Glenn is today's Scholar Athlete. 5 Scholar Athlete - Ella Glenn

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE