Car crashes into Dorchester home

A car slammed into a home in Dorchester this morning after the driver failed to stop for police, authorities said.

An officer saw a car violating several traffic laws at about 7:15 a.m., police said. The officer attempted to pull over the driver, Jose David Rivera, 31, of Dorchester, but he allegedly did not stop. Rivera’s car soon crashed into a home at 154 Washington St..


Police said no one was injured. Rivera allegedly attempted to flee the scene on foot but was quickly caught by police.

Rivera faces charges of driving to endanger, driving without a license, destoying personal property, and failing to stop for police.

Police did not say whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

Kiera Blessing can be reached at
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