Truck crashes into Santa Barbara apartment building

Westside structure damaged

John Palminteri, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Senior Reporter, johnp1250@aol.com
POSTED: 06:47 PM PDT Jun 06, 2013    UPDATED: 09:15 AM PDT Jun 07, 2013 
Truck into Building
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

A pickup truck crashed into an apartment building in Santa Barbara this afternoon about 4:40 p.m. causing an injury to the driver.

The accident occurred in the 1400 block of San Pascual Street.

Officials say the driver was out of the vehicle and walking down the street when police and fire arrived.

A support beam for an upstairs balcony was damaged and the truck hit the building, which was occupied.

No one inside was hurt.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Santa Barbara Police Department.

Firefighters brought in extra crews to  make sure the building was structurally safe.