Truck crashes into East Hanover home, home catches fire

No one was hurt when a garbage truck crashed into a home in East Hanover, causing it to catch fire. Police are trying to determine

Police are trying to determine why the driver lost control of the truck Tuesday morning, which jumped a curb on Daniel Drive. The truck drove over the grass, hit a tree branch and crashed into the home.

Police are trying to determine why the driver lost control of the truck Tuesday morning, which jumped a curb on Daniel Drive. The truck drove over the grass, hit a tree branch and crashed into the home. (5/7/13)

EAST HANOVER - No one was hurt when a garbage truck crashed into a home in East Hanover, causing it to catch fire.

Police are trying to determine why the driver lost control of the truck Tuesday morning, which jumped a curb on Daniel Drive. The truck drove over the grass, hit a tree branch and crashed into the home.

A woman and her three children were inside the home when it caught fire, and were able to escape unharmed.

The truck driver was treated at a hospital for a gash across his head.
 

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