Family was in Tarpon Springs home when SUV crashed into it

Image: Tarpon Springs Police Department

TARPON SPRINGS, FL (WFLA) — Tarpon Springs police are investigating after an SUV crashed into the front of a home just after midnight on Tuesday. Police are now looking for the driver.

Police say the Ford Edge crashed into the front of the home at 1297 S. Disston Ave. around 12:55 a.m. causing structural damage to the location.

A family of four, including two young girls, was inside the home at the time of the crash, but no one was injured.

Witnesses say a man, who had visible injuries, was seen running from the scene of the crash. Police searched the area, but did not find him.

The owner of the SUV was contacted, who told police he last saw the vehicle on Dec. 25.

It’s unclear why the SUV crashed into the home. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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