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House Damaged After Overnight Accident

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 8:46 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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An overnight car accident on the south side of Washington has damaged a house.  According to the Washington County Safety Center, the accident happened about 12:30 this morning.Home owner Kendall Neil who lives at 834 South 9th Avenue tells KCII News that he was awakened by the sound of a crash and the house shaking.  He adds police had arrived by the time he was able to get to the main floor of the house.

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Neil, who has been living in the home for 43 years, says rubble was scattered throughout the basement and the main floor of the home.

Those responding to the scene were the Washington Police Department, Washington County Ambulance, Washington Fire Department, Washington County Rescue, and Alliant Energy.

The accident is currently under investigation and KCII will bring you more information when it becomes official.