Driver injured after veering off Eastern Ave., hitting house

DAVENPORT — A vehicle crashed into a house after veering off of Eastern Avenue.

The driver had been heading northbound on Eastern toward East 53rd Street when the crash happened around 4 p.m., Thursday, June 15th.  According to a statement from the Davenport Police Department, the driver went onto the shoulder on the east-side of the road and crossed back over to the west-side of the road.

Police said the driver ended up hitting a maintenance access point and a fence before continuing on and hitting a house.  The house that was hit was at the edge of Irish Woods Circle, which is a dead-end street off Eastern Avenue.

The driver was injured and taken to a nearby hospital.