Runaway boat crashes into house

Residents watched in horror as a motor boat slammed into a neighbours' house

A boat smashed into a bungalow on

Leonard Boulevard in Florida’s Lehigh Acres last week, severely damaging the building’s

front wall and roof.


the family of three who were renting the duplex had gone away for the weekend

but, although nobody was hurt, repairs are likely to run into thousands of

dollars. “When I saw the boat I started shaking”, said the building’s owner,

Gloria Sobalvarra, “I’m not mad I understand it was a bad accident”.


boat and trailer were being towed by a truck belonging to ‘U Pull and Save’ in

Fort Myers. It is unclear what caused it to come unhitched, but a witness said

that, after breaking fee, it crossed a yard before hitting the bungalow.

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