Car crashes into house, driver flees in northwest Charlotte

A northwest Charlotte resident woke up to a vehicle striking their house early Monday morning. The driver of that vehicle fled the scene, police said. 

The homeowners were inside their house when the crash occurred and promptly called 911 around 3:50 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23 from their residence on Eventine Court.

The homeowner's mother tells FOX 46 Charlotte the vehicle crashed into a neighbor's home before striking her daughter's house, coming to a rest. 

When CMPD officers arrived on scene the driver was no where to be found. Police said they believe the driver was operating a stolen vehicle. A search for that person is currently underway.