Berks County

2 Hurt After Truck Crashes Into Home in Berks County

The truck crashed into a house on Church and Kutztown roads in Maxatawny Township around 8 p.m.

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At least two people were injured after a tractor-trailer crashed off a busy road and into a Berks County home on Monday.

The Western Express truck crashed into a house along Kutztown Road (U.S. Route 222) near Church Road in Maxatawny Township around 8 p.m. Both the truck driver and a person inside the home were trapped for about an hour before rescuers got them out.

A tractor trailer crashed into a home in Maxatawny Township, Berks County. SkyForce10 was over the scene.

Both people were taken to the hospital. Officials have not yet revealed their conditions.

SkyForce10 was over the scene following the crash, showing a heavy presence of police and firefighters with the truck still stuck inside the house.

The truck remained wedged inside the home late Monday night as crews continued to work to pull it out with a tow truck.

A pile of debris and a truck-sized hole covered in plywood were left at the scene Tuesday morning as crews continued to search for the cause of the crash.

Plenty of big rigs were motoring along Route 222 again during the Tuesday morning rush.

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