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Minivan Hits House; Driver Charged with DUI

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CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police have charged a man with driving under the influence of drugs after a minivan became airborne and crashed into a house in Claymont.

It happened about 5:20 p.m. Thursday on Darley Road. Troopers say 34-year-old Jason T. Roane of Claymont was driving west when his minivan left the road, hit a fence and became airborne.

Police say the minivan crashed into a house on Old Darley Road. Officers say Roane got out of his vehicle and ran away, but was quickly arrested.

Roane was taken to a local hospital. Besides DUI, he is charged with multiple traffic offenses.

The residents of the house were not home. Police say inspectors from the New Castle County Department of Code Enforcement declared the home uninhabitable.

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