A car slammed into a house and right into the kitchen early Tuesday morning in Nestor. The homeowner says this is the third time the house has been hit by a car. As NBC 7’s Elena Gomez explains, neighbors say speeding is a big problem in the area.
A car that crashed into a Nestor home early Tuesday morning may have been street racing officials said.
Residents on Thelborn Way woke up to the sound of a car screeching down the road and then the sound of an explosion.
A car jumped the curb and slammed into the kitchen area of a home around 2:30 a.m.
Homeowner David Egger said his tenants were not injured but shaken up a bit.
He said they described the sound of the crash as an earthquake.
The driver of the car was transported to a hospital. Video from the scene shows the driver appeared to be upset as he was loaded into the ambulance.
City inspectors were on the location examining the damage before 7 a.m.
Neighbors say nearby Leon Avenue is a straight section of road that’s been known to attract street racers.
They recalled at least three other similar crashes in the past few years they say resulted from street racing.
Two people were questioned and released by police who say they may have been racing in another car.