Pickup truck crashes into Limerick hardware store

The driver of a pickup truck that crashed into Limerick Hardware is believed to have suffered a medical issue behind the wheel, which led to the incident. Police said no injuries were reported.
The driver of a pickup truck that crashed into Limerick Hardware is believed to have suffered a medical issue behind the wheel, which led to the incident. Police said no injuries were reported. Photo courtesy of Linfield Fire Company
A truck crashed into Limerick Hardware Thursday morning leaving damage to the side of the building. No injuries were reported.
A truck crashed into Limerick Hardware Thursday morning leaving damage to the side of the building. No injuries were reported. Photo courtesy of Linfield Fire Company

LIMERICK >> A hardware store has been left with significant damage after a truck plowed into the building, police said.

Police said Friday that around 8:44 a.m. Thursday a pickup truck heading westbound on Ridge Pike left the road and crashed into the side of Limerick Hardware, 712 W. Ridge Pike. Police identified the driver as 36-year-old Charles Roop of Harleysville.

Officers said Thursday that although a full report on the accident is not yet available, police believe Roop suffered from a medical issue that caused him to lose control and leave the road.

Other than the driver’s medical issues, no injuries were reported in the incident.

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Crews cleared the store contents and shelving from around the truck and then removed the damaged wall panel to open up space to remove the truck, according to a post from Limerick Fire Company.

The store is currently open for business.