Teen, possibly drunk, crashes into block wall - FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

Teen, possibly drunk, crashes into block wall

Posted: Updated:
PHOENIX -

A high school student crashed a vehicle through a block wall, right into the backyard of a home. The vehicle ended up within inches of a child's swing set.

Police say the teenagers were out enjoying time off from Mountain Point High School and sped through the neighborhood going about 60 miles an hour. They lost control, smashed through a block wall, and into a backyard near 36th St and Warner.

"We had just gotten home from preschool and heard screeching tires coming up the road, and a white BMW bounced off a neighbors wall and came skidding into our backyard," said homeowner Gina Wagner.

Wagner says she was just about to send her small children out to play.

The teens were likely drinking or smoking pot before the crash, according to police. The driver was arrested for DUI.

People who live in the neighborhood say they've had enough and now they're taking action to keep the area safe.

Video: FOX 10's Kelly Hessedal reports.

Online: slowdownonkachina.org

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices