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Driver of truck that crashed into garage remains in hospital

August 11, 2010

SMITHSBURG -- The driver of a 1997 Dodge truck that crashed into the garage portion of a house Tuesday night on Chewsville Road remained in the emergency room of Washington County Hospital on Wednesday, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

The truck driven by Stephen Allen King, 53, of Chewsville, left the road at about 9:20 p.m., crashed through a brick wall and struck a 2008 Honda van parked inside the garage, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

No one inside the home was hurt, police said.

Fire companies from Smithsburg and Mount Aetna assessed the structural damage to the home, police said.

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