WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he crashed into a west Wichita apartment early Wednesday.
It happened around 1:15 in the 6700 block of West Shade Lane, near Central and Ridge.
Police said the vehicle was heading east on Shade Lane before the crash.
A woman and child inside the apartment were not injured. However, a strong smell of gas was coming from the apartment when emergency crews arrived. Several other units in the building were evacuated as a precaution.
The Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department was called to assess the damage to the building.
Police booked Martel Yarborough on suspicion of DUI, battery of a law enforcement officer, obstruct and inattentive driving.