Ricardo Munoz

Ricardo Munoz

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A man has been arrested after his car hit a house in Phoenix on July 21. 

[WATCH: Neighbors pray for 1-year-old hurt after driver crashes into west Phoenix home]

The incident happened at a home in the area of 87th and Campbell avenues.

When crews got on scene, they discovered an upside down vehicle in the garage area of the house.

[WATCH: Child, teen girl and man hurt after car crashes into Phoenix home]

The driver, now identified as 20-year-old Ricardo Munoz, was out of the vehicle before crews arrived.

According to police, this crash hurt Munoz's 17-year-old wife and 2-year-old daughter in the car. 

Police believe Munoz and his wife got into an argument at an area grocery store. The pair continued fighting in the car when Munoz intentionally drove the vehicle in the house. 

The 20-year-old man was later arrested for the crash after being released from the hospital. He was booked on attempted murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping, child abuse and endangerment charges. 

The wife and daughter were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. 

The owners of the home aren't sure if it can be fixed. The home is boarded up and fenced off now while the insurance company assesses the damage.

 


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