Semi-truck veers off Roy highway, crashes into home

Photo via Pierce Co. Fire Dept.

ROY, Wash. - A semi-truck driver suffering a medical emergency rammed his semi truck into a home near Roy Sunday evening.

The truck was heading north on SR-507 around 6 p.m. when the driver lost consciousness, according to Trooper Shaneka Phillips with the Washington State Patrol.

The truck veered off the road, striking a home near 342nd Street.

One person was inside the home sleeping but wasn't hurt, Phillips said.

The semi driver was still unconscious when medics arrived, but they were able to revive him before taking him to a local hospital, Phillips said. She didn't have any updates on his condition.

The home, which was already undergoing renovation, suffered significant damage to one corner, but was still structurally stable, Phillps said.