COLUMBUS, Ind. (Feb. 12, 2016)– A Columbus man was arrested Friday after police say he crashed into a house with his car while under the influence.
Around 12:45 a.m. Friday, officers were called to the 8000 block of South State Road 58. Officers found a heavily damaged pickup truck at the scene.
The truck had been driven off the road into a ditch, broke an electrical pole and eventually hit a house.
The driver was identified as Jacob Meredith, 22, of Columbus.
There was nobody inside the house at the time of the crash. Power was knocked out for a few hours.
Meredith was taken to the Bartholomew County Jail on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and was released on $5,000 bond.