Car slams into home sending one person to the hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Hickory Hill family  gets a wakeup call they weren’t expecting when a SUV slammed into their home early Monday morning.

According to officials, a male driver crashed into a home in the 4300 block of Winterpark Drive.

Another driver, who didn't want to show his face, said his life flashed before his eyes as he was headed to work around 7 a.m.

"I just noticed some headlights coming around the corner coming real fast."

"The guy in the truck slammed into my truck," he continued. "He proceeded to veer on and hit the house right here."

The mother of the children living inside the home told WREG's Troy Washington that her daughter's bedroom is the section of the home that was hit. Thankfully her daughter was not in her room at the time.

No one inside the home was injured.

As for the driver, he was rushed to St. Francis Hospital in non-critical condition.

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