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Man charged after transport slams into apartment building

Officers evacuated the building
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MATTAWA — A New Brunswick driver has been charged after he drove his tractor-trailer into a Mattawa apartment building.

It happened just after 7 p.m., yesterday evening.

OPP officers evacuated the building.

One person in the apartment building was taken to hospital with minor injuries.  

The driver, Hosena Brooks, 42, from Woodstock, New Brunswick, was charged with Careless Driving. 

See: Transport slams into building in Mattawa

"It’s the second time in five years that a transport has had an accident at that corner. Last time it was the snow banks that saved the houses on the corner and slowed the transport down enough to stop before the apartment building. This time there was too much melt that happened and there was no banks there to stop him," reader Pam Voght told BayToday.

— BayToday.ca