House knocked off foundations in Christchurch truck crash

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The crash made for a rude awakening on Thursday morning. Photo credit: Annabelle Tukia/Newshub

A concrete truck barrelled through two properties before smashing into a house, knocking it off its foundations, in Christchurch on Thursday morning.

A 68-year-old man was taken to Christchurch Hospital with moderate injuries, while the occupant of the house was left shaken. 

The incident happened shortly before 9am on Waterloo Rd in Hornby.

Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash.