1 in critical condition after car crashes into house on Detroit's west side

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Posted at 8:07 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 08:07:28-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — One person is in critical condition after a crash on Detroit's west side.

Police say officers were called to the scene at the intersection of Plainview and Dover around 1:20 a.m. finding the collision of a Ford F-250 with a Lincoln, resulting in the car coming to rest against a house.

Police say the driver of the Lincoln was injured and taken to a local hospital.

The driver of the pickup truck reportedly ran away from the scene before officers arrived.

Police say that when the car hit the house, it also broke a gas line. Two homes were evacuated until DTE Energy could shut off the gas.

Police continue to investigate.