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Published December 09, 2013, 04:32 PM

Vehicle crashes into townhome

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A West Fargo woman is lucky to be alive after an SUV crashed into her town home.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A West Fargo woman is lucky to be alive after an SUV crashed into her town home.

Just after 9 a.m., police responded to a call about a reckless driver near Veterans Boulevard. The driver of the SUV had careened off the road and was in the ditch south of 32nd Avenue.

When an officer approached him, the driver hit the gas pedal, forcing the officer to jump out of the way.

Sgt. Gary Bommersbach- West Fargo Police: “The driver floored it, went across 32nd Avenue to the north, down through the ditch and then ran into these people’s homes on the side of the house here.”

Authorities say both the homeowner and driver of the SUV were taken to the hospital to be checked over.

It's believed the driver may have had a medical condition.

Damage estimates for the town home are between $20,000 and $30,000.

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