Pickup Crashes Into Front Door of Brick Pasadena House - NBC Southern California

Pickup Crashes Into Front Door of Brick Pasadena House

The pickup slammed into the brick house after its driver lost control at an intersection, residents said



    Residents describe what they saw after hearing "skidding noises" outside their Pasadena home. Raw video from Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. (Published Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013)

    A pickup crashed into the front of a brick house late Wednesday in Pasadena, damaging the front entrance and startling residents who watched the vehicle jump a curb before slamming into the residence.

    The crash occurred at about 11 p.m. at 136 E. Washington Blvd. The driver failed to negotiate a turn near Summit Avenue (map) before the crash, according to residents.

    "I was looking out the window because I heard a skidding noise," said resident Khristopher Jordan. "I saw a big old truck coming toward the house so I moved."

    No one inside the home was injured. The driver was hospitalized, but details regarding the driver's condition were not immediately available.

    The pickup sustained front-end damage. Firefighters cleared bricks and other debris from the front of the residence before using wooden beams to support the entrance.

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