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Driver faces DWI charges after almost hitting house

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A driver is taken into custody after police said he nearly hit a home while intoxicated behind the wheel.

Emergency crews raced to the scene along the 1200 block of Providence Road in south Charlotte early Monday morning after reports came in of a driver who had collided with a house.

It turns out there was no collision, but the damage was easy to see.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the sedan came off the road, crossed several front yards, and skidded to a halt before the house was hit.

Witnesses said the driver appeared to be intoxicated.

Police seem to agree.

Officers performed a sobriety check on the yet unnamed man, but he was handcuffed a short time later.

Police confirm he was charged with driving under the influence.

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