Police investigate the scene of a one car accident on the 600 block of South Plaza Thursday morning around 11 a.m., after the driver lost control, severing a power pole before coming to a stop by hitting the house in the backyard. (Mark Wilson Photo)
Authorities say a 30-year-old man is facing aggravated DWIâ€ˆcharges after he narrowly missed hitting two cars head-on, slammed into a utility poleâ€ˆâ€” which severed in two, sparked a small fire and caused power outagesâ€” and barreled into a home in southwest Roswell, Thursday morning.
Police identified the driver as Steven Hernandez, and said he was flown to a Lubbock hospital after sustaining injuries, though the extent of injuries is unknown. Police say no other injuries were reported, and that no one was at the home on the 600 block of South Plaza Drive at the time of the crash.
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