PINELLAS PARK, Fla. – A Pinellas Park woman was uninjured after the driver of a stolen vehicle slammed into a house, and she was “thrown across the room” due to the impact, police said.
The crash occurred around 5:30 a.m. Friday. Officers said a white Kia van was seen swerving between lanes and the headlights were not on. A traffic stop was attempted on 70th Avenue, but the driver did not stop, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department.
Soon after, police said the vehicle crashed into the home at 7001 61st Street North, where three people were sleeping.
Police said the vehicle was stolen from another Pinellas Park home Thursday night.
The family was displaced due to the damage to the home and will be staying with other relatives, officials said.