STERLING, Colo. (CBS4) – The driver of a semi-truck was seriously injured after crashing into a building Friday night.
Police say they got several calls of a tractor-trailer driving recklessly on Main Street in Sterling Friday night. When officers responded they found the truck had crashed into a building undergoing renovations.READ MORE: It's Melanoma Awareness Month, And Colorado Doctor Has Advice: Look Out 'For Spots That Are Irregular'
“Sterling Emergency Communication Center received several calls of a tractor-trailer speeding and driving recklessly on West Main Street traveling east. Officers immediately responded to the West Main area and upon their arrival at 8:42 p.m., observed the vehicle had crashed into the old Aarons building located at 430 Main Street,” police said in a statement.READ MORE: Denver Police Find Stolen Jeep With 2-Year-Old Child Inside, Search For Suspect Continues
The driver, Travis Ayres, 32, of Nebraska, was hospitalized and listed in serious condition.MORE NEWS: Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse Introduces Bill To Designate 'Officer Eric H. Talley Post Office Building' In Boulder
“The preliminary investigation indicates speed was a factor and the investigation continues to determine any other possible contributing causes,” police said.