RV careens into Columbia County home

Jacob Long reports from Columbia County where one person suffered minor injuries after a recreational vehicle crashed into a home in Lake City Monday evening.

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- One person suffered minor injuries after a recreational vehicle crashed into a home in Lake City Monday evening.

According to the Columbia County Fire Rescue's Facebook page, the RV was heading south on Interstate 75 when it swerved off the road, through a group of trees, a billboard and a wire fence and smashed into the home on Rolamite Glen.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a blown tire caused the driver of the RV to lose control.

The person in the house at the time of the crash was not hurt, and one person in the RV was transported to the hospital with minor injuries, according to CCFR.

The mother of the homeowner, Kim Bailey, says her son was 5 feet away from the impact. She says he is a volunteer firefighter and he was able able to help the driver of the RV get out. She says her son has lived in the house for five years.


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