ABINGDON, Md. (WJZ) — A trash truck crashed into a home in Harford County Monday.

Chopper 13 was over the scene Monday where a Waste Management Industries trash truck was driven into a home in the 700 block Royal Mile Drive in Abingdon.

Hazmat was requested for leaking saddle tanks and other potential hazards. A Technical Rescue Team was also requested due to major damage to the home.

An investigation shows that the driver, 36-year-old Matthew Heckrotte may have suffered a medical episode which caused him to run the truck into the side of the unoccupied home.

Heckrotte was taken to Bayview Medical Center for medical treatment.

This story is developing. Stay with WJZ for the latest. 

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