Intoxicated driver facing charges after ramming RV into motorhome repair facility, causing major damage

Sources tell The News the driver of the RV, whose name has not been released, had to be cut out of the RV she piloted into the building.

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Tiffin Motorhomes Campground employees spent the morning Wednesday cleaning up after an allegedly intoxicated RV driver slammed her vehicle into a bay door, ramming another motorhome in the process, likely destroying it. The driver will likely be facing serious charges in the incident.

Red Bay Police responded to a call around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the campground on Golden Road.

“A motor home had driven into a bay at the campground,” Police Chief Janna Jackson said. ” It was occupied by the driver, who was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Another subject was arrested on the scene for public intoxication. He was released today.”

Sources tell The News the two people involved are a husband and wife couple who allegedly had been drinking and gotten into an argument. Multiple sources say the female got into the RV and started to drive it. When she did she drove right into a repair bay door and slammed into a brand new 2019 model motorhome that had just been repaired and was awaiting delivery to its owner the following morning. Sources say the force of the impact was so severe it dislodged the transmission from the RV that was hit, and the RV driver had to be cut out of her vehicle before being transported to the hospital.

The man who was arrested was sitting outside in a Jeep, sources say.

“We are still waiting for test results but witnesses say the subjects were intoxicated at the time of crash,” Jackson said. “No employees were present but other campers were out in area (when the event occurred).”

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