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Driver hospitalized after crashing into Phoenix home

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A truck crashed into a home's window near Central and Glendale Avenues Friday morning and left behind a big mess.

The 63-year-old driver was rushed to a hospital after he rammed a Ford F-150 into a home. 

The truck left a huge hole in the house and the owner knows the man who was behind the wheel.

"I saw him come up on the curb and for a second, I thought maybe he is doing something in the yard, but he just kept going and went right into the front of the house," said Kathleen McCaffrey, who witnessed the crash.

The homeowner, Maria Anderson, was in bed, recovering for surgery.

"It felt like a thunder and it shook and I wait..what is going on," said Anderson. 

She checked the living room and saw the truck.

"Sure enough there, some smoke was coming up and that big white truck was in my living room. I didn't know what to, do so I got on the phone and called my sister in law."

That sister-in-law, Susie Martin, lives down the street.  She briefly talked to the driver who is a neighbor.

"I said look where you are at. you are inside somebody's house and he says, 'No, I have got to leave, I have to get the truck home,' and so I got the keys and threw them out...very disoriented," said Martin.

As bad as it looks, most of the furniture, including a baby grand piano was untouched.

"I am very thankful. I am thankful that nobody was here.  My kids are up at N.A.U.  Thankful I have neighbors that can come quickly to the rescue," said Anderson.

Firefighters said the driver had an unknown medical condition at the time of the accident but is in stable condition.  His name was not released.

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