Careening car slams home, scares local family - CBS46 News

Careening car slams home, scares local family

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COBB COUNTY (CBS46) -

A Cobb County family received quite a scare overnight after a driver left Mabry Road and tumbled down an embankment into their home. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on Brigade Court.

Responding emergency workers removed the family from the home due to fuel leaking from the car.

"They told us to get out of the house because of the gas smell. So now we're just waiting," said the homeowner, Jennifer Jones.

Residents whose homes line Mabry Road have complained before about the possibility of vehicles leaving the roadway and landing in someone's house.

"Honestly I'm mad because I've asked for a guard rail to be put in there. We went to the commissioner. We've done a lot, and they basically said you need to wait for an accident to put the guard rail up," Jones told CBS46.

No one in the home was injured.

The driver of the car was taken to Kennestone Hospital in Marietta for treatment. A test is expected to determine if alcohol was a factor in the incident. The driver was the only occupant of the car.

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