Truck driver’s tough turn sends him into funeral home

The truck driver told police that his brakes failed.

Funeral Home

North Carolina police cited a truck driver after he crashed into a funeral home last night.

The crash was reported around 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

According to Fox 8, 34 year old California-based truck driver Jing Hung was hauling a load of plastic bags and other materials on I-40 Business west when he tried and failed to make a turn onto South Main Street.

Hung’s truck crashed into Salem Funeral & Cremations as he tried to make the turn.

FUNERAL HOME CRASH: The driver of a tractor-trailer now faces a charge after crashing into a funeral home in Winston-Salem.

Posted by FOX8 on Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hung and a 31 year old female passenger suffered minor injuries, but both refused medical treatment after the crash.

The funeral home was empty at the time of the crash.

Hung said that brake failure was to blame for the crash.

Police cited Hung for careless and reckless driving.