Truck Collides with Canopy at Local Hotel

4-23-14 BWPI1A Galesburg hotel has sustained some significant damage after a truck crashed through its entryway late Tuesday night.

The owner of the Best Western Prairie Inn says a driver from Minnesota was coming to the hotel to rest after a long haul after 9 p.m. Tuesday when the truck could not clear the eight-feet-high canopy, causing it to collapse.4-23-14 BWPI2

The owner says no one was hurt, but there is a small bit of structural damage.  Despite the hit, the owner tells WGIL the Best Western Prairie Inn is still open for business.

Galesburg Police were not made aware of the incident.  The owner says he’s waiting for an insurance adjuster to arrive.

Go to WGIL’s Facebook page for more photos from the scene.

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