Car Crashes into Occupied Manufactured Home, Latest Strange yet True Stories

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First responders at the scene of a car that went airborne, landing in a multi-sectional manufactured home. Credit: Cedar Rapids Police and the Gazette.

One person was hospitalized in Cedar Rapids, Iowa yesterday when a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze left the road and crashed into a manufactured home.

According to the Cedar Rapids Gazette, public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said that first responders were called to the Grand View Village manufactured home community for a motor vehicle crash with injuries.

The motorist, a 66-year-old man, was driving in the community when he left the road, went through a field and then was launched into the air, landing in the back of a manufactured home.

Authorities say they believe the man suffered a medical emergency that caused him to pass out. The driver was taken to a hospital, but did not suffer serious injuries.


A woman was in the home at the time the vehicle hit the residence, but she was on the other side of the home and was not injured.

Other Recent Strange, But True MH Stories 


A wheel bearing fire destroys half of a manufactured home. Credit: Herald Democrat.

In our Daily Business News periodic series, we’ve covered a number of strange but true stories, including the cases of an O’Fallon, Illinois resident attempting to use a blowtorch to warm frozen pipes (not recommended ;-), and the odd combination of strong winds and lack of water leading to a wheel-bearing sparked blaze that led to the loss of half of a multi-sectional manufactured home in Pilot Point, Texas on December 17th. ##

(Image credits are as shown above.)

RC Williams, for Daily Business News, MHProNews.

Submitted by RC Williams to the Daily Business News for MHProNews.

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