Asda truck crashes into front of house in East Lothian

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An Asda lorry has crashed into a home in East Lothian.

A police spokesman confirmed officers were called at 12.15pm today to Steading View, Tranent, to reports of a “lorry having struck a house.”

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Paramedics were also scrambled and East Lothian building experts notified to check of any damage to the two-storey home.

No other vehicles were involved and the condition of the lorry driver is unknown.

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One eyewitness told the Edinburgh Evening News: “Everyone had been asked to leave their homes and they say they don’t know when they will be allowed back in”

The lorry crashed into a house in Tranent

The lorry crashed into a house in Tranent

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said ‘We received a call at 12.18 about an incident in Steading View in Tranent.

“We sent one ambulance and conveyed a 52-year-old male to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.”