Dump truck crashes into house at Westbank | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Dump truck crashes into house at Westbank

A construction truck crashed into an Westbank home on Wednesday afternoon.
Chelsea Self / Post Independent

An unmanned dump truck at about noon Wednesday crashed into a house at Westbank Mesa, located above the Ironbridge golf course south of Glenwood Springs.

According to a Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection official, no one was injured. The truck crashed into a corner of the empty two-car garage, not damaging any of the living space.

Crews were waiting for lumber and other supplies to arrive so the roof can be supported while the truck is removed.

At first there were concerns of the vehicle leaking fluids, but officials confirmed the tank wasn’t damaged.

The homeowner, Charla Combest, wasn’t home at the time. She told the Post Independent that she was driving up the hill when she noticed the truck in the side of her house.

The truck belonged to Gray Excavation and was at a construction site farther up the hill. The truck was unmanned and somehow rolled away and down the hill.

 


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User