JENKS, Okla. - What starts out as a peaceful Labor Day for a Jenks couple ends with a rude awakening right inside their home near 120th and Elwood.
Police say 52-year-old Elizabeth Carella was high on 3M Dust Remover Spray when she crashed her BMW into a home. The incident was just three blocks away from Carella's home.
Carella left the roadway on Elwood Avenue, driving more than 300 feet before mowing down a fence, crashing into a transformer and then into a home.
The homeowners say they had to yell at Carella to turn off her car and get out. She was inside with no response.
Police say Carella fled to a nearby church. When officers approached her outside the church, Carella denied the incident and denied ever driving the car. Officers found a BMW key inside her purse.
The homeowners were sitting inside on the couch at the time of the crash. They say first the electricity went out, then they heard a big boom. Luckily no one was injured.
The Jenks and Glenpool Fire Departments responded to the blaze. The home is a total loss.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Also in the headlines
Cherokee County Undersheriff Jason Chennault says Delila Pacheco, 47, was arrested after deputies received a call about an unresponsive toddler Sunday morning.
Pictures of the first winter storm of the season, Dec. 5 and 6.
KJRH 2 Works for You and Moody's Jewelry is giving away over $4,000 in jewelry from Dec. 9 through Dec. 20. Go to www.kjrh.com/contests to enter this 12 Days of Christmas giveaway.
A few of the Week 14 NFL games were played in snow storms.