Suspected DUI driver involved in hit-and-run of house in Thornton

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Suspected DUI driver hit a house in Thornton

THORNTON, Colo. — Thornton police said a suspected DUI driver hit a house Friday night and then drove away from the scene.

It happened about 8:15 p.m. near East 88th Avenue and Downing Street.

The Thornton Police Department said it found the suspect vehicle a short distance away in a neighborhood. Officers arrested one man for investigation of hit-and-run and DUI.

The Mile High Chapter of the American Red Cross said it helped three “surprised” people in the home with finding other accommodations.