ABC 22 News Team
- Alexandra Lewis
- Amber Watson
- Elyse Coulter
- Hilary Zalla
- Kelly May
- Kristine Frazao
- Nicole Grigg
- Rhonda Moore
- Ann Reynolds
High: 82 Winds: Light Var.
Tomorrow: Warmer than Average but A LOT Less Muggy - Looking Great!
High: 84 Winds: Light Var.
Thursday: Hot & Muggy with the Slight ...
Semi Crashes Into Greenville House
DARKE COUNTY -- An elderly couple is rocked out of their bed after a semi truck slams into their Greenville home. It happened Tuesday morning on Pine St. and Central Ave.
In a pile of debris in the living, a few pictures still hung on the wall. The couple was on the other side of that wall when a semi burst into their home. Patricia White tells ABC 22/ FOX45's Amber Watson that her house shook and she heard a big boom. At first she thought a tree fell on her house.
"I just saw open space and I though mercy what has happened. My husband came out and I told him our living room is gone honey. Then we found out that a truck went through and tore the living room out," said White.
Twenty-eight years of memories built in this home, now left in pieces. Witnesses tell us a semi-truck was heading west on Pine St. and a woman driving at the intersection didn't stop at a stop sign. That caused the truck driver to lose control. First the truck hit the car then went off the road, driving through the house, hitting a garage and shed.
"The semi driver said he didn't have no where to go," said White.
The tanker truck carrying carbon dioxide came to a rest in an alley behind the house. Greenville Fire Chief Mark Wolf tells us the CO2 was secure, but they had to work quick to clean up a diesel spill.
"We did have a fuel leak from the truck in excess of 25 gallons of diesel fuel and our main concern is securing the structure after we took care of the folks in the accident," said Wolf.
Both drivers are expected to be OK, but neighbors tell us they have growing concerns about this road and the heavy traffic.
"It could have very easily of been our house. It's just right across the street. They don't slow down they just come through and and they treat it like a drag strip. There needs to be a speed trap or something," said Brittany Brown.
"I just thank God that me and my husband are alright and neither one got hurt," said White. A quarter of the house was knocked away by the semi. Right now just a few wooden planks are holding up that side of the house. The couple cannot go back inside. They say they plan to stay with other family while they rebuild.
DARKE COUNTY -- A semi tractor-trailer has crashed into a home this morning in Greenville.
The house, at the corner of Central Avenue and Pine Street, has sustained extensive damage.
Reporter Amber Watson says a woman driving a car is suspected of failing to stop at a stop sign, and the male truck driver reportedly swerved to miss her, hit a car, the house and a garage.
Both drivers were transported to hospitals. The truck driver is expected to be OK. The woman's condition is not yet known.
The man and woman in the home were uninjured.
Amber Watson says she spoke to the woman who was asleep at the time of the crash. She said she heard the loud boom and thought a tree hit the house. When she came out of the bedroom, however, she saw that her living room was gone.
We'll bring you more when information becomes available.
Border CrisisGet the latest developments on the border control issue!
Chefs CornerWe often invite local chefs into our studio kitchen to demonstrate their cooking techniques and recipes. Watch those video segments on this page.
Pay It ForwardRiver Valley Credit Union, FOX45, and ABC22 recognize the good deeds of people and organizations who make the Miami Valley a better place.
Health Care ReformThe Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act sparked a new battle. Check here daily for the latest developments, locally and across the country.
Secrets Of A ThiefWe expose the "Secrets Of A Thief". Sponsored by Shiver Security.
Cool SchoolsOur children are the way of the future and it all starts with our schools. Join us as our Hilary Zalla goes inside schools around the Miami Valley to find out what cool things students and teachers are ...
Town HallJoin in as our expert panel discusses jobs in Ohio
No Text ZoneTexting While Driving Kills Thousands of People Each Year. Many More are Seriously Injured. You Can Help Make Our Roads a NO TEXT ZONE.
Washington TimesPolitics, Breaking News, US and World News.
On Time TrafficGet the latest traffic information and updates here!
School ClosingsGet the list of all closings and delays for schools and businesses within the area, and sign up for text alerts!
Save Local TVFind out how you can save local TV right here!
Raw NewsWatch raw, unedited and uncensored news stories right here!
Pump PatrolFind the lowest gas prices, check out local and national price trends, report low prices and get fuel saving tips!
Political PulseArmstrong Williams is a pugnacious, provocative and principled voice for conservatives and Christian values in America's public debates.
News LinksThese links were chosen by the newsroom for their newsworthy content. These sites enhance the news stories that aired on the newscast on the dates cited.
Menard's Around the HouseMenards Around the House how-to videos give you tips for those much needed home improvements!
On the MoveGet the latest news and more on your mobile phone!
Good MorningIt's Fun, it's fresh, the way mornings should be!
Top StoriesGet up to the minute information from across Ohio in our Top Stories section!
Your Voice. Your Future.As the country faces challenges from federal budget issues to jobs and national debt, your voice is critical to the future.
Waste WatchHow are your tax dollars being spent? Waste Watch tracks whether local, state and federal governments or any groups are using your money wisely...or wasting it.
US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3 1/2 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
JENNIFER LAWRENCE-NUDE LEAKS
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It is not the kind of public exposure most celebrities want.
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) -- At 31, Nikko is the old man -- of North American monkeys.
IN THE NEWS: FBI, APPLE, INVESTIGATING LEAKED CELEBRITY NUDE PHOTOS
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Both the FBI and Apple are trying to find out how nude photos of several female celebrities ended up on the Internet.
Tonight on ABC 22
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic
9:00 pm ..... Extreme Weight Loss
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline