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Truck driver injured after rig tears through neighborhood

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A truck driver has been hospitalized following a serious crash that damaged two houses over the weekend. 

The incident occurred on Saturday, August 8th, at around 4:20 p.m. in northwest Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 

According to ABC 5 News, the tractor trailer was traveling southbound near NW 36th Street and the Kilpatrick Turnpike when it suddenly left the roadway, struck a two-story duplex, crashed through a yard, and struck a single story home before crashing into another vehicle. 

The buildings and vehicle were empty at the time of the incident, but the truck driver was transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation. 

His condition has not been released and the reason behind the crash is still under investigation.

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