Driver Arrested After Car Crashes Into Pembroke Pines Home

What to Know

  • Rescue crews arrived at the house near Southwest 70th Avenue and 6th Street shortly before 2:30 a.m.
  • No one inside the home was hurt, while the driver sustained no injuries – but the car’s passenger was taken to the hospital.
  • Investigators say the vehicle was the same the fled from a traffic stop earlier in the morning off Pembroke Road.

Police in Pembroke Pines arrested the driver of a car that plowed into a home early Wednesday morning.

Rescue crews arrived at the house near Southwest 70th Avenue and 6th Street shortly before 2:30 a.m., where a black Mercedes Benz had struck the home. Police officials say the car appears to have lost control and struck a wall, coming to a stop inside the home’s living room.

"I saw the damage and I didn’t know what I was going to do," said homeowner Adele Fisher.

No one inside the home was hurt, while the driver sustained no injuries – but the car’s passenger was taken to the hospital after suffering minor injuries.

"Thank God our bedroom is in the back, and I didn’t hear a thing," Fisher said.

Investigators say the vehicle was the same the fled from a traffic stop earlier in the morning off Pembroke Road and arrested the driver, 29-year-old Bradford Crayton, and charged with seven counts including reckless driving and leaving the scene of a crash.

No charges are pending against the passenger, whose condition was not released.

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