Car crashes into High Point home, driver sought

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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Police are searching for the person that crashed their car into a home in High Point early Friday morning.

Around 4 a.m. Friday, a car went airborne, struck a vehicle and crashed into Pamela Carlton's living room on Habersham Road.

The car also hit a mailbox and fence, leaving tire marks throughout Carlton’s yard. The grill of the car was just feet from her bedroom.

Carlton said she was asleep in her bedroom when she heard the crash. She said she was the only person home at the time of the wreck.

"I heard a big crash, glass. You name it. I don't even know how to describe it," said Carlton.

When she went to see what happened, the car's windows were down and the driver was gone.

Carlton said firemen had to help her step over the car to get out of the home.

Despite the mess, Carlton was able to have a sense of humor about the accident.

"It doesn't even look like a living room, does it?" Carlton said. "You see this stuff on TV. We don't see stuff like this. This is amazing.

No one was injured.

The woman said the damaged home can be repaired but that she was thankful she was not injured.

"They can fix all this. Now if something happened to me, that would be different. That's why we pay insurance," Carlton said.

Carlton’s property received an estimated $20,000 to $30,000 in damages. Carlton said she plans on living with family members in town until her home is fixed.

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