KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – A panicked driver lost control of his vehicle and smashed into a home in Kannapolis just after noon on Wednesday.
Kannapolis Police say Philip Castro Jr. was traveling north on West A Street and attempting to make a left turn onto Goldson Avenue when he lost control of his Ford Explorer.
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Castro panicked and hit the gas instead of the brake, police say, and smashed into a home in the 800 block of West A Street—six-feet off the ground.
Castro, who police say lives nearby, was charged with no operator’s license and unsafe movement.