(9:30 AM) Truck Strikes Home In Silver Creek

Photo by Jimmy McCarthy

SILVER CREEK — Emergency crews were on the scene of an accident in Silver Creek near the Oak Hill turn on Route 20 when a truck failed to negotiate a turn near the top of the hill around 8:12 this morning. The truck crashed into a house, apparently at 323 Central Ave. Early reports indicated a tree and power lines were downed.

The truck was headed east and moved the home from its foundation. Apparently, those who lived in the structure were not at home.

The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries.

Chautauqua County EMS and the Silver Creek Fire Department as well as other emergency-service providers responded. becomes available.