“Erratic” driver collides with 2 homes, mailboxes after rollover crash in Ocala, police say

OCALA, Fla. — Ocala police are trying to figure out what sent a car careening into two local homes Friday morning.


Officers responded to the 1000 block of NE 8th Ave. just before 11:15 a.m. for reports of a crash involving a vehicle that was traveling through the area erratically.

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Police say the driver crashed into mailboxes, two different homes and another vehicle.

According to police, each of the homes were occupied by people at the time of the crash, but no injuries were reported at either one.

The driver, who has not been identified, was treated for minor injuries.

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NE 8th Ave was closed for nearly two hours from NE 9th St. to NE 11th St. while police investigated the crash. The roadway has since reopened.

The investigation into the sequence of events leading up to the crash is ongoing.

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