Man arrested after crashing car into apartment in Joplin

Boarded Up Apartment Building

JOPLIN, Mo – Joplin police arrested a man after he crashed a car into an apartment building early Sunday morning.

Joplin police say that officers saw a speeding vehicle that appeared to be driving recklessly, going southbound on South Illinois.

They say that vehicle hit a fence and then crashed into an apartment building at East 15th and South Illinois.

Police say there were no injuries, and that the male driver was arrested for suspected DWI, felony property destruction, and careless and imprudent driving.