Garbage Truck Careens Into Ohio Nursing Home

A Rumpke trash truck crashed into the Greenwood Manor nursing home, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Xenia, Ohio. No employees were in the wing when the truck crashed into the building at 711 Dayton Xenia Rd., about 8:45 a.m. The trash truck driver was taken to Greene Memorial Hospital, where he was to be treated for non-life threatening injuries, Xenia police said. (Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via AP)

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Police in western Ohio say a garbage truck crashed into a nursing home.

Authorities say the crash happened around 9 a.m. Thursday in Xenia (ZEEN’-yuh) at the Greenwood Manor nursing home. Police say the Rumpke garbage truck crashed into the administrative wing of the building.

Police say no one was in the office area of the building at the time of the crash. No residents or employees were injured.

The driver of the truck was taken to the Greene Memorial Hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police are investigating the crash in the city about 55 miles northeast of Cincinnati.


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