ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) – The driver of a car crashed into a house on Friday evening in Altoona, leaving the home unlivable.
The accident happened near 21st Street and 11th Avenue sometime on Friday, June 2. Gregory Matteis, the homeowner, had just returned from work he noticed that the roads were closed off. He said that the speeding car had lost control and slammed into the concrete block porch and severely damaged the home.
The Altoona Fire Department and city code stated that the house is “unstable for the resident to live in.” The Red Cross will provide temporary housing.
Matteis added that he has owned the house for 17 years and it was built in 1894.
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Details about the accident are still limited at this time.