A car crashed into a home on Southampton, Long Island during the early-morning hours. Although the home exploded into flames, no one in the car or the house was severely injured. Police received a 911 call at approximately 1:14 a.m. from a home on Hayground Road in Watermill, in which the caller said that a vehicle crashed into the home. At the time of the incident, there were two adults and one child inside the house. None of the occupants of the house was injured. However, there was considerable damage to the house.
There were two people inside the car. While the passenger sustained a minor injury to her hand, and was transported to Southampton Hospital, the motorist, Alec H. Wassar, age 21, of Watermill, was uninjured.
An investigation revealed that the car was headed north on Hayground Road at an excessive rate of speed when the motorist lost control of the car and crashed into the house. An additional investigation disclosed that the operator of the vehicle was inebriated. Police arrested him at the scene.
Fortunately, in this case, no one was seriously hurt, but the accident could have had far worse consequences. If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident due to the negligent driving behavior of another motorist, call the personal injury attorneys at Proner and Proner.