A motorist’s dash cam just happened to be rolling the moment that a Penske truck struck a utility pole and crashed on top of a house.
The incident happened on Monday, September 9, in Sudbury, Ontario.
According to a Tuesday morning tweet from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the commercial vehicle truck a utility pole along Highway 64, causing the back end of the truck to flip up into the air and land on the house.
#NipissingWestOPP investigated crash #Hwy64 – Alban last night. Commercial veh struck hydro pole – landed on house. No injuries. Driver charged-Careless. Hwy reopened @ 3 am. Thanks S. Gauthier for sharing video from D. Lefebvre’s dashcam. #DriveSafe ^mchttps://t.co/qWTGWX7gXr— OPP North East (@OPP_NER) 10 September 2019
In the dash cam clip, you can see the shaken-up driver escape from the truck moments after the crash. OPP says that no injuries were reported.
The Penske truck driver was cited with careless driving, according to police.
Facebook user Sharon Gauthier shared dash cam video of the unusual single vehicle crash, which you can view below.