27° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy

Car hits house, tree in Lehigh County; DUI suspected, police say

Published On: Mar 28 2013 10:48:01 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2013 11:52:01 AM EDT
Police lights file 2

Residents of a Lehigh County home got a surprise Wednesday.

A car crashed into a house at 1232 Trexlertown Road in Upper Macungie Twp., then hit a tree in the side yard.

The accident happened around 4:20 p.m.

Police said they detected an odor of alcohol on the driver, 32-year-old Ammeris Fernandez of Allentown.

She was taken to the hospital for evaluation of her injuries and for a blood test to determine her blood alcohol concentration.