PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - An 89-year-old suffered serious injuries Saturday evening after an SUV crashed into his house, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers say a 60-year-old man was traveling south on Easy Street, approaching Croton Terrace, when he veered off the roadway and collided with an unoccupied parked vehicle and a palm tree. The man’s SUV continued south on Easy Street and struck a traffic control sign on the east shoulder and a house on the south shoulder. The SUV then struck the 89-year-old man who was inside the home and a vehicle in the garage.
The 89-year-old man was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The 60-year-old man also suffered serious injuries in the crash.
The crash is under investigation and charges are pending.