Driver crashes into garage, pond in Montgomery

October 18, 2013 (MONTGOMERY, Ill.)

Homeowner Andrea Schmidt told a reporter that her dogs woke her up after the crash early Friday morning. She said she saw lights out in her pond, where a later model Chrysler was nose-first in the water.

Montgomery police said they could not immediately comment on the accident, but Schmidt said the driver told her he had been drinking.

"Everybody's safe, the dogs are fine, my husband is fine, the house is, y'know, rebuildable," Schmidt said.

Fire crews towed the car out of the pond.

It is unclear if the driver is in police custody or where he may have been taken for medical treatment.

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