Suspected impaired driver slams into Phoenix house, runs off, police say

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Herman Loredo, 23, arrested after crashing an SUV into a south Phoenix home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Herman Loredo, 23, arrested after crashing an SUV into a south Phoenix home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Herman Loredo, 23, arrested after crashing an SUV into a south Phoenix home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Herman Loredo, 23, arrested after crashing an SUV into a south Phoenix home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
No one was inside the home at the time of the crash. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) No one was inside the home at the time of the crash. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Police said a 23-year-old man crash an SUV into a south Phoenix home. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police said a 23-year-old man crash an SUV into a south Phoenix home. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
The 23-year-old fled but officers caught him a short distance away, police said. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The 23-year-old fled but officers caught him a short distance away, police said. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man is facing charges after police said he slammed into a house in Phoenix and then ran from the crash on Wednesday afternoon.

It happened on Roeser Road near 21st Street just before 2:30 p.m.

Police said no one was home at the time of the crash.

The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Herman Loredo, fled but officers caught him a short distance away, police said. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation and then released, according to police.

Officers said impairment is suspected.

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Firefighters said the home suffered significant damage and crews had to block certain sections of the home.

Sgt. Jonathan Howard of Phoenix PD said Loredo was booked for leaving the scene of a collision, driving while impaired (drugs) and excessive speed. 

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