Update: Car Crashes Into Greenville Apartment

Police have cited a woman with driving while impaired and reckless driving after her car crashed into a Greenville apartment building tearing a hole in the wall of a living room and damaging several cars.

Police say the driver, 50 year old Brenda Phillips of Greenville, was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the crash.

Residents at Carolina Cove Apartments on Arlington Boulevard say a vehicle tore a hole in the side of an apartment just before 10:00pm.

Police say that Phillips drove into the wall. But that the rampage didn't stop there. She put the car in drive and reverse several times, damaging a total of five cars in the parking lot.

We spoke to the woman who lived at the apartment minutes after the car went through her wall.

"Next thing I know I heard a boom so I thought it was my TV and unfortunately it was the car backing out of the wall where as you can see she crashed into the house," said Mbulu Rouse.

No other injuries were reported.

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  • by Bill Location: greenville on Jan 31, 2011 at 09:18 AM
    to george: no, didnt mean that, clearly someone who is blitzed should not be served, just saying that some little 21 yr old girl should not have to be the one to make that decision, everyone knows when they need to stop, saying "well she got me this drunk" is stupid
  • by laura Location: greenville on Jan 31, 2011 at 04:05 AM
    Obama switched her pedals.
  • by RdoubleD on Jan 30, 2011 at 04:50 PM
    When it absolutely has to be there in 30 minutes or less!
  • by George Location: Greenville on Jan 30, 2011 at 04:38 PM
    To Bill,,,,,,, When I was in college I was a bartender and in that state the servers were held liable. Are you saying that it is ok for a server to give someone a drink that has clearly had to much? Sorry man but I can't do that.
  • by flower2 on Jan 30, 2011 at 02:27 PM
    @Resident,Believe it or not the older crowd are more of the nuisance.I think I know you,by your speech. If I'm correct you are a pleasant young lady.I want to make this point,uncivilized ppl always follow their friend.You become the company that you keep.Hope to see you at the next meeting.
  • by flower2 on Jan 30, 2011 at 02:01 PM
    @Rodney D,Are you a woman hater?wrong attitude.I've been driving since the 90's,I've never been ticketed to date.Get your thoughts in order,shalom.
  • by Resident Location: Greenville on Jan 30, 2011 at 01:37 PM
    @flowers2. I know exactly what you are talking about. Im hoping to be out of there soon. And if you are one of the people out there complaining. let it be for good reasons. and not just trying to get the young ppl out of there. Cause i am young have 2 kids. And yall old folks always trying to find a reason to complain. Even though i keep to myself. its always something somebody said. ugh!
  • by Bill Location: greenville on Jan 30, 2011 at 11:04 AM
    to george: you should read the post by "well u", dont blame it on the waitress or bartender when someone gets a dui, they are not the ones getting drunk and driving and they are not your babysitter!! take some responsibility for your own stupid actions!
  • by Rodney D. Location: Greenville on Jan 30, 2011 at 08:48 AM
    Never known any woman that could drive well. I say no woman should ever get a license.
  • by George Location: Greenville on Jan 30, 2011 at 07:44 AM
    The driver was found to be impaired. Was is alcohol or drugs? If it was alcohol, where was she drinking? I like going out for a drink with my friends and I know for a fact that a lot of bars in Greenville don't cut people off early enough. When are the bar owners and servers going to be held responsible for their customers getting trashed? I'm surprised that people that get DUI's don't sue the establishments that let them get so plastered.
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