Police: Dump truck collides with vehicle, crashes into home in Egg Harbor City
A dump truck collided with another vehicle and then careened into a home in Egg Harbor City on Monday morning.
Police say that the commercial dump truck collided with a Honda traveling west on the White Horse Pike near Bremen Avenue around 7:45 a.m. The driver of the Honda was forced off the roadway but did not sustain any serious injuries.
Police say that the truck continued west on the White Horse Pike across the eastbound lanes, jumped a curb, continued through a field and then collided with some trees. The truck then crashed into a home located at 1500 White Horse Pike.
Surveillance video from the crash shows the truck severely damaging the front of the home.
Authorities say that the 80-year-old homeowner was inside at the time. He sustained minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.
Police say that the dump truck is owned by Hammonton-based J. Domenico & Son Excavating. The driver was identified as 69-year-old Vineland resident Rogelio Serrano. Serrano was also taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
It is not clear what caused Serrano to lose control of the truck. The incident is under investigation.