Woman crashes car into house after closing eyes to pray while driving


A woman in Florida who crashed into a house told officers she closed her eyes to pray while driving.

According to a local NBC station, the 28-year-old woman drove past a stop sign, through a junction and across the yard of a home before crashing into it.

She then tried to reverse out but became stuck.

When the local police, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, arrived she told them she was praying with her eyes closed when the accident took place.

The incident happened in the Florida Panhandle, in a town called Mary Esther.

Luckily, nobody in the house was injured and the driver was taken to hospital to be checked out.

She was also charged with 'reckless driving with property damage'.