Woman drives into neighbor's home

Aug 21 2011 - 10:39pm

ROY -- An elderly woman crashed into her neighbor's house Sunday night while attempting to back out of her driveway.

Roy City Police Sgt. Curtis Gibson said Helen Maestas, 84, had started backing out of her driveway on the 5500 South block of 2700 West when she put the car in drive, lost control and crashed into her neighbor's house.

Gibson said the woman's silver 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix was a total loss, and he estimates $10,000 to $15,000 in damage to her neighbor's house.

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