Truck veers off road, hits house and pole in Carbon County

Nesquehoning accident forces closure of Rt 209

Published: 3:41 PM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 1:43 PM EST Nov 11, 2013
Nesquehoning truck into house

Drivers had to find a different way through a Carbon County community Monday morning after a truck hit a house.

A box truck was traveling on Route 209 in Nesquehoning when it hit a vehicle, swerved, then hit a utility pole and a house, officials said.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. in the 300 block of East Catawissa Street/Route 209.

No injuries were reported.

The accident forced authorities to close Route 209.