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21-year-old Blacksburg man charged with DUI after crashing into house

Driver taken to hospital then jail, police say

Credit: York Onnen
Credit: York Onnen

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Blacksburg police arrested a man who they say was driving drunk early Wednesday morning and crashed into a house. 

At about 2:30 a.m., police responded to a crash in the 1000 block of Progress Street.

Credit: York Onnen
Credit: York Onnen

Officers arrived to find a vehicle had gone off the road, hit a utility pole and a fence, flipped over and then hit the front porch of a house.

The driver, Tanner Carlat, 21, of Blacksburg, was taken to LewisGale Hospital with minor injuries, according to police.

Once released from the hospital, Carlat was charged with driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated and was taken to Montgomery County Jail.

Credit: York Onnen
Credit: York Onnen

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