81-year-old woman crashes car into Jerome home after tumbling 20 to 30 feet down hillside

JEROME, AZ - Jerome fire and police officials responded to the scene of an accident involving a car crashing into a house early Saturday, according to the Verde Independent .

Reportedly around 2:30 a.m., an 81-year-old woman was driving along Magnolia Avenue and her car left the road, tumbling 20 to 30 feet down the hillside into the back of a house.

Although the impact was near the homeowners' bedroom, she did not realize a car had struck her house until she woke up around 5:30 a.m.

According to the report , the driver was not seriously injured in the accident but remained in the car for about three and a half hours before she was rescued.

 

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