Driver loses control, smashes car into Chester home overnight

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) –.A car smashed into the front porch of a home overnight on Old Centralia Road in Chester.

Police tell us a car driving down the road lost control before careening into this home’s front porch.

Needless to say, it was a rude awakening for the home owners.

“I was asleep and the dogs started barking. Somebody ran into the house,” said Phillip Taylor, who lives in the home.

The good news? The home suffered only minor damage and no one was hurt. A couple beams on the home’s porch were taken out and a wall was partially pushed into the home.

Police say alcohol appears to have played a factor in the crash.

Stay with 8News for more on this developing story.

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