Man seriously injured after his truck rolls into Edmonds home

One resident was inside the home in the 22500 block of 8th Avenue W, but wasn’t injured, fire officials said.

A truck towing a travel trailer crashed into a home in the Esperance neighborhood Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Edmonds, Washington. (South County Fire)

A truck towing a travel trailer crashed into a home in the Esperance neighborhood Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Edmonds, Washington. (South County Fire)

EDMONDS — A man was seriously injured Thursday after his truck rolled into a home in Edmonds, fire officials said.

Around 11 a.m., the truck, towing a travel trailer, was parked and unoccupied when it started rolling downhill toward a home in the 22500 block of 80th Avenue W in the Esperance neighborhood, South County Fire spokesperson Christie Veley said.

The truck’s owner, a man in his 60s, tried to stop the vehicle, but it dragged him before rolling into the wall of the home near the front door. The man suffered serious injuries and was rushed to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to South County Fire. One resident was inside the home, but wasn’t injured.

On Thursday, firefighters were shoring up the outer wall of the home to stabilize it, according to South County Fire.

Fire officials estimated the damage to the home at $150,000.

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