A Lincoln City man was cited early Thursday morning by Sheriff’s deputies for crashing an SUV into a house on East Devils Lake Road while intoxicated and reportedly fleeing the scene on foot.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, at 3:30 a.m. Feb. 18, a Toyota 4Runner SUV left the roadway near the 5000 block of NE East Devils Lake Road and crashed into a house.
Lincoln City Police were able to locate 30-year-old Lincoln City resident Andrew D. Ainslie near the location of the crash and detain him. Ainslie was transported to North Lincoln Samaritan Hospital by Pacific West Ambulance, but law enforcement says he did not suffer any injuries from the crash.
After an investigation by the sheriff’s office, Ainslie was given criminal citations for driving under the influence, reckless driving, criminal mischief and failure to perform the duties of a driver.
The people living in the home were not physically injured as a result of the SUV crashing into their residence.
North Lincoln Fire & Rescue also responded to the incident.