SUV crashes into Killeen home after police chase

Posted at 6:31 AM, May 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-17 13:07:06-04

A Central Texas family is now displaced after an SUV slammed into their home this morning on 38th and Persimmon Killeen.

Police say it started with an attempted traffic stop of the stolen SUV that a man was driving out of Austin. Police learned that the vehicle was reported stolen by the Austin Police Department. 

The driver refused to stop, then led police on a chase that ended with the SUV crashing into a home.

Two people were sleeping inside a bedroom in the home at the time of the accident. They were not injured. 

The home has been declared unsafe by a building inspector.

The suspect took off on foot and police are still searching for the suspect.

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