One injured when car smashes into WA home

A drunk-driver who was fleeing from police has crashed into a Perth home, injuring a person inside and causing extensive damage.

Police say a 23-year-old woman was drunk when she smashed into the Carlisle home after accelerating to avoid a police pursuit about 2.20am on Monday.

A family of four were inside and one person was injured by a falling brick.

The driver will appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on August 31.