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Teen crashes car into Cary house

Posted September 6, 2011

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— A teen faces charges after crashing a car into a Cary home on Tuesday evening, police said.

Police said the 16-year-old girl lost control and hit a street light, house and garage on Swiss Lake Drive.

The occupants of the house were there at the time but not hurt.

The driver's name was not released. 

Building inspectors are surveying the damage to see if the home is safe.

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  • NoObamaCare Sep 8, 2011

    Another example of why my 16 year old is not driving anytime soon!

  • Da Toy Maker Sep 8, 2011

    Thought on the Tuesday 11:00PM News report the Jag was traveling at 60 MPH. Just saying.

  • bowslinger70 Sep 7, 2011

    The mention of the Jag was in another article. Dad says he's not going to buy her another one.

  • kikinc Sep 7, 2011

    http://www2.nbc17.com/news/wake-county/2011/sep/06/teenage-driver-crashes-garage-cary-home-ar-1363582/

    More info....

  • fl2nc2ca2md2nc Sep 7, 2011

    Vietnam Vet, it was in the article earlier, not sure where it went...

  • warbirdlover Sep 7, 2011

    Dang, I got my license in Alabama when I was 15 years old (Farm License). You could drive anything on the road from a motorcycle to an 18 wheeler. in 35 years of driving I have only been in one accident, and it wasn't my fault. Some Drunk lady blew through a Stop Sign and nailed me. It's not age it's attitude.

  • Vietnam Vet Sep 7, 2011

    Where in the article does it say she was driving a Jaguar???

  • fl2nc2ca2md2nc Sep 7, 2011

    ConcernedCitizen42, I totally agree. I learned to drive in Miami and we had the same semester long course. My wife and I soon learned that the driver's ed that our kids were getting in school (Wake) is very inadequate. A few hours in the classroom and a few hours "on the road" is not enough experience to turn them loose with!

  • concernedcitizen42 Sep 7, 2011

    I learned to drive in Clearwater, FL. Yes, the home of every retired North Easterner! In order to get our license, we had to take a semester long class in school. We had a road course in the parking lot and cars donated (lent) to the school by the local dealerships. We went out on the "real" roads when our instructors felt that we were capable. Unfortunately, with funding the way it is here, our kids learn by trial and error on some of the craziest roads! I have 20 year old children and it still scares me to death when they tell me they are gonna get on the beltline!

  • ncouterbanks69 Sep 7, 2011

    Exactly why when I have my kids I drive a Suburban. The heck with all the other drivers on the road....there are too many like this girl. I'm not the biggest thing on the road but chances are if I (please no) am around someone like this they will be crused not me. There are SO many people out there that are clueless when it comes to driving. Has anyone out here had a conversation with a 16-19yo girl lately? They (most) are just too clueless to be behind a wheel.

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