Viral video leads to careless driving charge
The OPP has charged the driver in this incident with careless driving. (Sharon Gauthier, Facebook)
By now, hundreds of thousands of viewers have seen the footage of a moving truck flipping onto its nose and coming to rest on the upper floor of a house in Alban, Ontario.
The videos and photos of the odd incident have gone viral since the incident on Monday.
Monday at approximately 5:15pm, members of the Nipissing West OPP and the French River Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 64.
The investigation (and video) revealed the eastbound commercial motor vehicle drove off the roadway into a driveway culvert and then struck a hydro pole which caused the back of the vehicle to lift up and land on the roof of a house.
Video posted by Ontario Provincial Police – North East Region
There was nobody inside the house at the time. Both occupants in the commercial vehicle were not injured.
As a result of the police investigation, the 24-year-old male driver, from Scarborough, Ontario was charged with careless driving.