Raw: Man dies after SUV crashes into Godfrey, Illinois house

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 14, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 14 at 11:20 AM

GODFREY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A Godfrey resident was killed after a vehicle crashed into his home late Sunday evening

Police say a man was driving his SUV in the 100 block of Saturn Drive just before 11 p.m. when he lost control and hit a home.

Emergency crews responded to the scene and found an unresponsive man inside the house. It was later determined he died from injuries suffered in the accident.

Authorities with the Madison County Sheriff's Department say the driver of the SUV took the vehicle from a nearby family member's house on the 200 block of Mercury Drive before the wreck.

Police say the driver fled the scene following the crash. Police later found the driver in the Beer Barrel Pub parking lot located at 7205 Monclaire Avenue. He was taken into custody.

Detectives with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate the crash.

 

 

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