MONSON, Mass. (WWLP) – A tractor trailer truck crashed into a home on Dunhamtown Road in Monson Wednesday morning.
According to the Palmer Fire Department who were called in to assist the Monson Fire Department, around 11:50 a.m. crews were called to the home and found a tractor trailer, carrying several trucks on its bed, had hit the two-floor home.
Monson Police Chief Stephen Kozloski told 22News the truck driver was experiencing difficulties from a preexisting medical condition while driving. The truck hit a guardrail and utility pole before crashing into the front of the home near two windows.
The building received substantial damage, photos shared by Palmer firefighters show a window damaged and house side panels removed. However, Kozloski said the homeowners will be able to remain in the home.
The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. There was one person inside the room where the truck hit at the time but was not injured. Crews are still in the area as of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.