Truck Hits Sterling Home

An out-of-control flatbed truck slammed into the back of a Sterling home Friday evening.

Virginia State Police Trooper T.L. Wilson Jr. is investigating the crash that was reported at 6:17 p.m.

A 2011 Freightliner was crossing the intersection at Haley Bird Drive and City Center Boulevard when the driver lost control. The truck struck the curb, went through the median, off the other side of the road and into a Wellesley Terrace residence in the Parc Dulles Apartment Homes complex.

The driver, Joshua H. Ritter, 41, of Glen Burnie, MD., was transported to Inova Loudoun Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. No one in the building was injured.

Ritter was charged with reckless driving.

An out-of-control tractor trailer slammed into the back of a Sterling home Friday evening.
[Virginia State Police]

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