01/20/2012 04:49 pm ET Updated Mar 21, 2012

Police Arrest Man Accused Of Driving Truck Into House, Leaving Kids Behind

A Lemont man turned himself in to police Friday morning after officers said he drove his red pickup truck into a Lemont house Sunday and fled the scene, leaving two children behind.

Nerijus Miciulis, 42, of 817 Houston St. in Lemont, was charged with endangering the health and life of a child, according to Lemont Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy. He was also cited with leaving the scene of an accident, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, disregarding a stop sign and failure to give aid or information.

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