Lexington Police still searching for driver, home condemned

UPDATE, POSTED 1 P.M. SEPT. 9, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police continued Wednesday to search for the driver of the Escalade that crashed into the house Tuesday night.

As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, they said they’d had no luck finding him.

Code enforcement was notified and the structure was condemned. The people who lived in the home can’t stay there.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED 11 P.M. TUESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police are looking for the driver of an SUV they say ran from the scene after hitting a parked pickup truck and the front of a house.

Investigators say it happened in the 100 block of Carlisle Avenue shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police say the driver of a Cadillac Escalade went off the road, hit the truck that was parked in a driveway and plowed into the front of the home.

They say the homeowner was inside at the time, but was not hit or hurt.

Police say the house suffered heavy damage.  The Lexington Fire Department spent Tuesday night trying to stabilize the home.

Investigators say they made contact with the owner of the SUV as the investigation continued.

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