Man hospitalized after semi crash destroys his Union County home

A semi crashed into a Union County home early Thursday morning February 22, 2018. (WSYX/WTTE)

A person was rushed to the hospital after a semi crash in Union County destroyed a Millcreek Twp. home early Thursday morning.

The Union County Sheriff confirmed the crash around 4:15 a.m.

The sheriff said a semi crashed into a home along US 42 between Jerome and Watkins Roads. The homeowner was hospitalized as a result of the crash. He is expected to recover. The truck driver was unharmed.

Deputies said the driver was charged for failure to control his vehicle and for being over his driving hours.

The road remained closed between those intersections and was expected to remain closed through the morning.

Drugs or alcohol were not a factor per the sheriff's office.

ABC 6/FOX 28 will continue to follow this developing news story.

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