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Man slams into pole and house

July 8, 2011 • Local News

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 DWI charges after he narrowly missed hitting two cars head-on, slammed into a utility pole — which severed in two, sparked a small fire and caused power outages— 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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One Response to Man slams into pole and house

  1. jad1820 says:

    Only in Roswell, People!!!! Only in Roswell!!! But lets see, am sure it’ll be another one slapped with a fine and equipment installed into his vehicle..Which don’t forget hes still capable of jumping into another vehicle anytime, which he’ll do it again!! But guess Chaves County well wait till many more people other then my brother, are killed before severe actions are taken against these people!!

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