CLEARWATER, Fla. — An 85-year-old man was injured Sunday night when he lost control of his pick-up truck and crashed into a Clearwater townhouse.
- Pick up crashed into Clearwater townhouse
- Driver hospitalized in unknown condition
- Man inside townhouse not seriously injured
According to Clearwater police, the crash happened just before 9 p.m. at a townhome on Abbey Crescent Lane.
Police said the man was driving his truck on McMullen Booth Road across from Ruth Eckerd Hall when he suffered a medical episode and passed out. The truck hopped a curb, went through a fence and crashed into the townhome.
Authorities did not say how fast the truck was going but the damage to the home was significant.
The truck punched a hole in the wall and pushed an inside wall into the kitchen. That's where a man inside the home was struck by debris. That man refused medical treatment.
Meanwhile, the driver of the truck was taken to Mease Countryside Hospital with unknown injuries. His identity has not been released.
The crash remains under investigation.