By Christina Hager

BEVERLY (CBS) – Police are searching for the driver of a tractor-trailer that crashed into a Beverly home, leaving a gaping hole in the residents’ family room.

A family of four in the Roundy Street house was awoken by a loud noise around 1:15 a.m. Thursday.

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A tractor-trailer is towed from the neighborhood where it hit a house in Beverly. (WBZ-TV)

Glenti Jalli was in the home when the crash happened.

“Thought some type of furniture fell down the stairs,” Jalli said. “Once I opened the door to our little room, I saw a big hole in the wall. We were speechless.”

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A tractor-trailer left a hole in the family room of a Beverly home. (WBZ-TV)

Jalli said he had seen the truck parked on Roundy Street all day. After the crash, Jalli took off trying to find the driver but could not locate them.

Beverly Police said they are still searching for the driver, who they have identified as Samuel Felder, 24, of Valdosta, Georgia.

Felder remains at large and charges are pending against him.

A passenger from the tractor-trailer stayed on scene and talked to police.

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