Tractor-trailer driver slams into Berks County home; at least 2 injured

The crash happened near the intersection of Kutztown Road and Church Road in Maxatawny Township.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
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The impact injured the driver and left a man in the home trapped beneath the truck.

MAXATAWNY TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Investigators are trying to figure out what caused the driver of a tractor-trailer to slam into a home in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

The crash happened just before 8 p.m. Monday near Kutztown Road (Route 222) and Church Road.

The impact injured the driver and left a man in the home trapped beneath the truck.

Chopper 6 was overhead as firefighters put one of them onto a stretcher.

Officials say a woman was also in the home but escaped without injury.

The conditions of the driver and the man pulled from below the wreckage have not been released.

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