1 Injured After Driver Crashes Vehicle Into Granada Hills Home

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A driver lost control of his vehicle and ended up crashing into a home in Granada Hills Monday morning, authorities said.

A vehicle crashed into a home in Granada Hills on Feb. 26, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

A vehicle crashed into a home in Granada Hills on Feb. 26, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

First responders were dispatched to the 17500 block of Minnehaha Street around 10 a.m. after receiving a report of a car into a home, according to a Los Angeles Fire Department alert.

A driver apparently lost control of the vehicle and drove into the garage before the car ended up in the kitchen, investigators at the scene said.

The approximately 41-year-old driver -- who authorities believe is a resident in the neighborhood -- suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The homeowner was in a different room at the time of the crash and wasn't injured.

"We're calling this a miracle on Minnehaha Street today. Only because high-rate-of-speed -- driver was witnessed coming into a small cul-de-sac -- no braking whatsoever, crossed the driveway, through a garage door, through the house and into the back side, which then caused extensive damage to the home," said LAFD Battalion Chief Steve Ruda.

A woman who was visiting her mother in the area said it appears only a woman who lives at the residence was there at the time of the crash. She said the woman who lives there appeared to come out of the home physically unharmed but shaken.

"I thought somebody was killed," Anamaria said of first seeing the crash. "And the poor woman who lived there ... I mean she was shook up."

Sky5 aerial video over the scene showed major damage to the back of the residence, and authorities indicated the house would be red-tagged.

The crash is under investigation and no additional information was immediately released.

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