Truck crashes, almost sending pole into house

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A Roseburg couple will have to do a little landscaping to the front of their house, after a truck crashed into a street light pole.

Police say the Batteries Plus truck being driven by Justin A. Pickle, 35, of Roseburg, hit a pole in front of the house, almost sending it into the home.

The vehicle then hit the garage, police said.

The accident happened around 5:30 pm Sunday in the 1200 block of North Domenico.

The residents were at home when the vehicle crashed and were not hurt.

Pickle got out of the vehicle without injury as well, but was issued a citation for careless driving, police said.

Pacific Power responded to the residence and removed the pole.