Tesla driver arrested for DUI after crashing into Belleair Beach home

Pinellas County deputies say a driver was arrested for being intoxicated after crashing into a Belleair Beach house early Thursday morning.

Before sunrise, a blue Tesla was seen sitting outside the home in the 1000 block of Gulf Boulevard. 

The driver, 26-year-old Aaron Meyer, was arrested taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries before being taken to jail. 

He was charged with fleeing or eluding (high speed with wanton disregard). He also had an outstanding warrant in Kenton County, Kentucky, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Aaron Meyer, courtesy Pinellas County Sheriff's Office

Toxicology results were pending and more charges could be filed, deputies said.

Meanwhile, Pinellas County Fire Rescue said no one was home when the Tesla crashed through a barrier wall into the house. No other injuries were reported.