Pickup hits house near Irmo, injures 2 boys

It was an accident that could have been much worse.

A pickup truck crashed into a house near Irmo Friday morning, and two children in the house were hit. The accident occurred at 5:51 a.m. on the 100 block of Raintree Drive, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Jones said Thanh Nguyen, 47, was driving a 2016 Toyota Tundra when he drove off the left shoulder of the road and ran into the house. The truck hit a 7-year-old and a 9-year-old who were in bunk beds in the home.

Nguyen was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, and the two children were transported to a hospital for minor injuries.

The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating this accident.