Parked cars and a house damaged in crash

A 19-year old Taholah man escaped serious injury early Saturday morning when he was involved in a series of collisions at the curve in the road near Finch Park in Aberdeen, Aberdeen police said.

The man was later arrested in connection with a DUI investigation and released to his parents after being checked at the hospital. Two parked cars and a home were damaged.

At about 3:53 a.m., Aberdeen Police officers responded to a collision in the 1300 block of Sumner Ave.

They said the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when he made the bend from northbound Alder Street onto westbound Sumner Avenue, he lost control of his 1999 Toyota 4-Runner striking an unoccupied 2005 Kia Spectra and a 2003 Toyota Corolla, which were both parked on the south shoulder of the road, before rolling over and striking a nearby home.

Nobody in the house was injured in the collision. The resident of the home was also the owner of one of the vehicles struck.

The 19-year old was transported by the Aberdeen Fire Department to the Grays Harbor Community Hospital for precautionary checkup. He was arrested and processed for investigation of DUI at the hospital, where he was released to parents pending court arraignment.