Vehicle into Home, Saddlebrook

The New Castle County Police responded to an accident in the unit block of Wildfire Lane (Saddlebrook) for the report of a car into a home.

(New Castle, Del.-19720) On Monday evening (11/21) at approximately 11:10 p.m., New Castle County Police responded to a home in Saddlebrook for an accident.  When officers arrived they learned a Dodge Charger had struck the front of a townhouse.

Officers learned the 32-year-old operator believed he put the car in reverse before he pressed the accelerator in an attempt to reverse out of the driveway.  Instead, the driver drove forward and into the front of the home.

A New Castle County Code Inspector responded to the scene and deemed the home unsafe for habitation.  Officers do not believe alcohol and/or drugs are a factor in this accident.