A 42-year-old man was arrested after a vehicle ploughed into a Geelong house last night. The driver had allegedly attempted to evade a random breath test.
Police had flagged down a Holden Commodore on the Princes Highway to conduct a breath test at about 10:45pm on Thursday night, but the driver sped away. A short time later the car smashed into the weatherboard house on Rose Avenue.
Two women, aged 90 and 55, were in the living room of the home at the time of the crash. Both women were taken to Geelong Hospital to be treated for bruising.
The driver, a Batesford man, was allegedly in possession of cannabis and driving an unregistered vehicle. He faces additional charges including dangerous speeding, recklessly causing injury, careless driving and dangerous driving.
The man is due to face court on July 16. – Jessica Ankomah
Top photo by Jessica Ankomah.