SPRING HILL (FOX 13) - It was a close call for a Hernando County homeowner when a car slammed into his house.
The man who lives there said he was just feet away when it hit. He said the fact that no one was killed in this accident is really nothing short of a miracle.
Officers said the car was going at least 50 miles an hour when it slammed into the house.
Pictures from FHP show the aftermath and you can see the Saturn sitting upside down.
There were three people in the car when it crashed. The driver, 17-year-old Brianna Nicole Jurkofsky of Spring Hill, and her two passengers were all in local hospitals Friday night.
FHP troopers said they appeared to have non-life-threating injuries.
FHP also said the car blew threw a stop sign, the driver lost control and the car began to spin. Troopers said it hit a tree, went airborne, and then slammed into the house.
The homeowner was on the couch, just feet from the impact site at the time.
“I heard this tremendous ‘crash’ I said to my friend, ‘I’ll call you back. I think a car hit my house.’ I look outside, it was upside down and everyone was scrambling,” recalled Jean Fedoryk. “I tried to call 911. I was so nervous, I couldn’t dial.”
Alcohol is not believed to a factor, but FHP said speed likely was. Jurkofsky faces careless driving charges.
A couple of classic cars were also damaged in the garage. As the homeowners said, things are replaceable - they're just glad everyone is alive. They said they know the crash could have been so much worse.