Car slams through wall of mobile home in Manatee County

Car slams through wall of mobile home in Manatee County
A car slammed into a mobile home in Manatee County on Friday, January 17, 2020 (Source: Florida Highway Patrol)

ELLENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - A 74-year-old man inside a mobile home in Manatee County was taken to the hospital after a car slammed through the wall Friday morning.

It happened around 8:30am at Hi-Way Shores mobile home park on U.S. 301 North in Ellenton. Troopers say for unknown reasons the driver of the car, 49-year-old Jonathan Perry of Bradenton, veered off Gamble Court and into the mobile home.

A car slammed into a mobile home in Manatee County on Friday, January 17, 2020
A car slammed into a mobile home in Manatee County on Friday, January 17, 2020 (Source: Florida Highway Patrol)

The car went through the wall and was halfway in, halfway out.

The man inside the home was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and later released. Perry was taken to Lakewood Ranch Hospital with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

A car hit a mobile home in Ellenton on Friday, January 17, 2020
A car hit a mobile home in Ellenton on Friday, January 17, 2020 (Source: WWSB)

Copyright 2020 WWSB. All rights reserved.