Driver Tries To Take Off After Crashing Into Apartment Building

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Police said a driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into an east Columbus apartment building.

It happened around 2:00 a.m. Friday at a building near McNaughten Road and Walnut Hill Boulevard.

Officers said the driver was heading southbound on McNaughten when he failed to turn. The driver went straight through a fence and up onto a patio, shattering a glass patio door.

Officers said after the accident, the driver got out of his vehicle and took off on foot. Police caught up with him a short time later and took the man into custody.

There were people inside the building at the time of the crash, but no one was injured in the incident.

Police were checking to see if alcohol played a factor in the crash.

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