Amazon Prime delivery truck hits car, jumps curb, crashes into house

Amazon Prime delivery truck hits car, jumps curb, crashes into house
In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo Amazon Prime boxes are loaded on a cart for delivery in New York. Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon package. The offer, announced Monday, May 13, 2019, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime members. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — A Pennsylvania woman received an unexpected delivery Thursday when an Amazon Prime truck arrived inside her house.

According to Pittsburgh-based WPXI, an Amazon delivery person was dropping off packages outside of a customer’s home when the truck began to roll down a hill.

Officials said the parked vehicle’s emergency brake failed.

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Authorities said the truck struck a gas meter, clipped a car and came to a stop when it crashed into a house.

An Amazon truck crashed into a Mt. Washington home when officials say the emergency brake apparently failed while it was parked on a hill.

Posted by WPXI-TV Pittsburgh on Thursday, October 15, 2020

A wall of the home was pushed in two feet, WPXI reported.

No one was hurt, and officials said no charges are being filed.

Residents in the area are glad the hit gas meter didn’t cause a fire and more damage.

A representative for Amazon told WPXI the company is working to address the situation and resolve issues.

“We are working quickly to resolve this matter and are in direct communication with the customer and law enforcement,” the spokesperson said.