Police: Pickup driver blacks out behind wheel, hits home in Amity

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Published: May 08 2013 03:03:52 PM EDT   Updated On: May 08 2013 06:18:21 PM EDT
Amity Township accident
AMITY TWP., Pa. -

It was a wild scene in Berks County on Wednesday as an out-of-control pickup truck hit a home.

The accident happened around 1:45 p.m. in the 100 block Orchard View Road.

The driver of the truck -- a middle-aged man -- lost consciousness behind the wheel of the truck and rolled over a mailbox, some bricks and a flower bed before hitting the home, police said.

The driver was taken to a hospital for evaluation, said police, adding that he was conscious and alert at the time he was transported.

Neither the home nor the truck suffered much damage.