HURST, TX (The Dallas Morning News) – The driver who crashed into a Hurst home Saturday and triggered an explosion that injured five people has been arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, police said.
Hurst resident Alejandro Enriquez-Castro, 35, was arrested at the scene of the explosion on a charge of not having a driver’s license.
Police said the suspect used several alias names and was being held on an immigration detainer before being transferred to ICE Monday morning.
Officers were dispatched to the home at 433 Myrtle Drive about 2 p.m. after a homeowner reported that a vehicle had crashed into the house and someone was trapped in a bedroom.
As officers walked up to the house, it exploded in a “massive fireball,” police said.
Rescuers breached a back door to the house and rescued a man, woman and their adult son inside. The woman was severely injured and buried in rubble, police said.
While police are still determining what caused the crash, investigators determined that the explosion was fueled by natural gas inside the house.
When the car crashed into the house around 2 p.m. Saturday, it severed the primary gas line …
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