Semi crashes into Van Wert residence

VAN WERT, Ohio (WANE) – What was initially called in as a lightning strike turned out to be a semi vs. property crash in Van Wert on Monday morning.

Van Wert Police were being named at about 4:27 a.m. to the space of U.S. 127 and Sunset Generate for a attainable lightning strike, in accordance to a media release.

On arrival, while, officers uncovered that a semi-truck and trailer had veered off the highway to the remaining, struck a electric power pole, struck a tree and then finished up placing the residence, exactly where it arrived to relaxation.

These shots have been shared with WANE 15 by viewer Scott Bigham:

The driver of the truck, who is not from Van Wert, was taken to a local healthcare facility and treated for small injuries. The house owner did not put up with any accidents in the crash.

Van Wert Police, the Ohio State Patrol, the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Business, Van Wert Fireplace Section and AEP all made the scene.