Woman accused of crashing into home in Elkhart

NOW: Woman accused of crashing into home in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. - A woman was accused of crashing into a home and then battering a nurse at a hospital early Sunday morning, according to the Elkhart Police Department.

At 3:42 a.m., officers responded to a crash with unknown injuries in the 2900 block of Pleasant Plain Avenue.

Before officers arrived, dispatch said a car had crashed into a residence.

At the scene, officers saw that a Dodge Avenger had crashed into the north side of the residence.

Officers learned the vehicle seemed to be heading south on Pleasant Plain Avenue before the crash.

An AEP pole had also been split in the crash, reports said.

No injuries were reported inside the residence.

Police believe the driver was the only one in the Dodge at the time of the crash.

A witness told police that the female driver left the crash scene and was walking south on Pleasant Plain Avenue.

Officers searched the area and found a female matching the witness's description near Bontrager Avenue.

The female continued walking after officers ordered her to stop, reports said.

She allegedly resisted being put into handcuffs and kicked an officer as she was being put in a squad car.

At the hospital, the female allegedly battered a nurse and other staff.

No arrests have been made at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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