Richmond Man Arrested After Crashing into Home

| February 11, 2013
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An accident in the early morning hours on Saturday ended with a vehicle crashing into the living room of a residence in Richmond.  According to the press release, Steven Bonnel, 21, was driving southbound on Thornton Street at a high rate of speed when he traveled through a t-intersection, struck a truck and then ran into the home in the 100 block of East South Street.

No injuries were reported in the incident.  Bonnel was located a few blocks from the crash site and arrested for driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a crash.

An unnamed 19-year-old passenger in the vehicle was also taken into custody for minor in possession of alcohol by consumption.

During the investigation, officers discovered Bonnel had also struck a vehicle minutes earlier in a separate accident. He was allegedly backing from a private drive in the 200 block of West Thornton when he hit a parked car.  Formal charges are pending at this time.

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