El Centro police are investigating an early morning accident involving a pick up truck and a house.
The accident was reported at about 2:15 A.M. on Thursday in the 300 block of East Holt Street in El Centro. A pick up truck driven by 44-year old Monico Avila of El Centro , smashed through a bedroom wall of a residence at 365 East Holt causing major structural damage. The resident was at home and asleep in bed when the truck crashed through the wall and hit the headboard of the bed the resident was sleeping in and also ran over her dog. The woman was not injured but the canine was transported to a local veterinarian for treatment. Avila had walked away from the scene of the accident was arrested a short distance from the accident and then booked into Imperial County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.