Driver crashes car into SLO home
May 2, 2014
A man allegedly driving while intoxicated crashed a vehicle into a house in San Luis Obispo on Thursday afternoon.
Brandon Paulson was driving a station wagon northbound on Hollyhock Way around 2 p.m. when he reached a dead-end and failed to properly make a left turn. Paulson’s car left the roadway near the intersection of Hollyhock and Bougainvillea Street and slammed into the garage of a house, according to the San Luis Obipso Police Department.
Paulson then fled on foot.
Officers tracked him down and determined that Paulson was driving while under the influence. Police arrested him for DUI and hit and run.
Paulson did not suffer any injuries during the crash. The homeowners were not home at the time of the accident.