Truck drives through house
Published 10:33 pm Monday, October 27, 2014
The owner of a farmhouse was uninjured when a tractor-trailer drove through the house on Pruden Boulevard Monday evening.
The accident happened at 6:53 p.m. in the 5300 block of Pruden Boulevard.
The preliminary investigation reveals at the tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway and drove through the enclosed porch connected to the two-story house, according to a city press release.
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The owner of the farmhouse, an 83-year-old man, was home at the time of the accident but was not injured, according to the press release. The 47-year-old male driver of the tractor-trailer was evaluated by Suffolk Fire and Rescue but did not require medical treatment.
The homeowner is staying with family members overnight, and a building official will determine the structural stability of the home on Tuesday, according to the release.