Miracle No One Killed as Dump Truck Smashes House in Egg Harbor City NJ
Watching the video of the dump truck crash into the house in Egg Harbor City house, you see the full force of the crash.
The truck barely slows down as it smashes into the house with such force.
Watch the background of the video and see the truck come into the picture from the upper left corner.
According to Egg Harbor City Police, the accident actually began further up the White Horse Pike (Route 30). Shortly after 7:30 am Monday, Christopher Purks, 31, was westbound on Rt 30 when his car was hit from behind by a dump truck. The crash forced the car off the roadway and continued on.
Police say the truck, driven by Rogelio Serrano, 69, of Vineland, continued westbound, now in the eastbound lanes of traffic. The truck left the roadway, went through a field, struck some trees, and then the house at 1500 White Horse Pike.
Police say the lone occupant of the house, Richard Beck, 80, was sitting on the first floor when the impact happened. Both Serrano and Beck were transported to the hospital by EMS for reported minor injuries. The driver of the car, Purks, reported to police that he was not injured.
The investigation is ongoing.