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Driver charged after crashing into Saugus home

SAUGUS — A driver was injured early Friday morning after crashing an SUV into a Central Street home.

Officers and firefighters responded to reports about the crash just after midnight, according to a press release from the Saugus Police Department. When they arrived at 258 Central St. they found a Chevy Equinox jammed into the corner of the house, with the driver outside of the SUV.

No one inside the home was injured. The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police charged the 29-year-old driver with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and the Equinox was towed from the scene. A preliminary investigation shows drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash, according to police.

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