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.
BREAKING: Tractor trailer crashes into Salem Funeral Home on Main St. in Winston-Salem. Police tell me there is minor damage to the building. Also say the driver and passenger made it out safely. @myfox8 pic.twitter.com/hrq47fM38G
— Allison Smith (@AllisonSmithTV) November 20, 2019
Hung’s truck crashed into Salem Funeral & Cremations as he tried to make the turn.
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.