Comcast Tech Manages To Condemn House With His Truck

Usually when we write about a cable company tech doing damage to a property, it involves kicking holes in walls or other shoddy workmanship. But here’s the tale of a Comcast tech who managed to have an entire house declare unsafe, all with the help of his company truck.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in Frederica, DE, where the cable tech reportedly lost control of his Ford F450 truck and sideswiped two cars before plowing into the front porch of the home.

Local paper the News Journal reports that inspectors came out to check the structure of the damaged house and a condemnation notice was subsequently posted in the window.

Adding insult to injury, the paper says that both of the vehicles damaged by the careening Comcast truck also belonged to the owner of the house into which the truck crashed.

The reports don’t say whether the driver was an actual Comcast employee or a third-party contractor driving a Comcast-branded truck. Regardless, the police cited him for inattentive driving.

Home condemned after Comcast truck crashes into parked cars, porch [DelawareOnline.com]

Thanks to Klay for the tip!