Drunk driver hits house
PLYMOUTH — Charles Surber, his wife, and their two adult children were sleeping peacefully in their home at 16211 Pretty Lake Road early Sunday morning when they received a rude awakening.
A white Chevrolet pickup truck left the road, crossed their yard, and slammed into the side of their house, driving through part of a sitting room and a bedroom where Surber’s daughter was asleep.
Marshall County Police officers along with Plymouth Fire and Plymouth EMS responded to the scene around 2 a.m., Surber said that officers had to pry his daughter’s bedroom door open to let her out. She was taken to SJRMC in Plymouth with a bruised hip, according to Surber,
The driver of the pickup was identified as Zechariah Albert, 22, Culver. After failing a preliminary breath test at the scene, Albert was transported to SJRMC for a certified test. His blood alcohol was over the legal limit of .08, and he also tested positive for controlled substance, according to police. Albert was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. No one else inside the residence was seriously injured.