September 10, 2019 12:35 pm
Updated: September 10, 2019 3:03 pm

Video shows cargo truck landing on roof of house, Scarborough man charged

WATCH ABOVE: Ontario Provincial Police - North East Region shared a video on its Facebook page of a truck driving off the road and landing on the roof of a house.


A 24-year-old Scarborough man has been charged with careless driving after a truck driving in northern Ontario landed on the roof of a house on Monday, Nipissing West OPP say.

At about 5:15 p.m., police and fire crews responded to the single-vehicle collision on Highway 64 in Alban, Ont., officers say.

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The commercial truck, which was travelling east, drove off the road and into a driveway culvert, police add.

The truck then hit a hydro pole, which caused its back to lift up and land on the roof of a house, police say.

According to officers, there was nobody in the house at the time. There were two people in the truck, but neither were injured.

Hydro One and Ministry of Transportation workers attended the scene to assist.

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Police say the highway was closed for a few hours before it fully reopened at 3 a.m.

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