Car crashes into house in High Point

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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A High Point woman got quite the wake-up call when a car smashed through her living room Friday morning.

Police said the driver plowed through Pamela Carlton's home on Habersham Road around 4 a.m. and then ran away from the scene.

"A mess, it looks like Hurricane Katrina or somebody came through," Carlton said.

The driver took out a neighbor's mailbox, crashed through a fence, and went airborne over Carlton's car in her driveway before winding up in her living room.

"I know it's crazy, cause we see this on TV and in the movies... And you never think you are going to wake up and you're going to see a car in your house really!" Carlton said.

Carlton was sleeping when the accident happened.  Her bedroom is just feet away from where car the landed.

"The fender of his car was sitting there right on the edge of my hallway so he was traveling pretty fast," Carlton said.

Carlton's thankful she wasn't hurt but has a message to the runaway driver.

"You're in a world of trouble," Carlton said.  "He should've just went down to the police station.  He can run, but baby you need to just turn yourself in because you can't go far."

Carlton's car was damaged and she won't allowed back in her home for at least a couple of months.

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