Car runs into support pillar at Plaza Way shopping center
By: Brad Haworth
No injuries but heavy damage was reported when a vehicle crashed into a support pillar at the Plaza Way shopping center in Mountain Home early Friday morning. The accident happened in front of All Pet & Equine Supply and Ashley Havens State Farm Insurance.
The Mountain Home Police report indicates the driver, 16-year-old male, told police he was driving his mother's car through the parking lot and fell asleep. Following the crash, the driver and two passengers, fled the scene on foot. They were located a short time later behind Driftwood Lanes.
The report indicates there was $10,000 damage done to the building and $8,000 damage to the vehicle.
The driver is charged with careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and having no driver's license.
The accident was reported at 3:54 Friday morning.