According to Indiana State Police Trooper Bill Bradbury, eyewitnesses reported that Daniel Fogleman, 31, Brazil, was heading east on United States 40, in the right hand lane at a high rate of speed.
According to the report, Fogleman lost control of his vehicle, hit a mailbox, jumped onto the curb and hit the residence of William Pell, 1460 E. U.S. 40.
Fogleman's vehicle came to a rest inside a detached garage on the property, and according to officials, ruptured a gas line in the building.
Vectren Energy arrived on scene to shut off the gas to the home.
According to Bradbury, Fogleman was to be cited for unsafe speed, driving without insurance and driving while suspended.
Bradbury said the home was occupied at the time of the incident and he estimated the vehicle was a total loss. In addition, he estimated there could be approximately $50,000 in damage to the home.
Fogleman was transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital via TransCare after suffering face lacerations.
Other agencies responding included the Van Buren Township Volunteer Fire Department, Clay County Search and Rescue, TransCare, Clay County Sheriff's Department and the Knightsville Town Marshal.