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Van Slams into House in East Brunswick

East Brunswick

Police in East Brunswick are looking into the cause of a crash that had the driver of a van lose control then crash into a house in the town on Saturday afternoon.

According to a statement released by police, at 2:20 PM East Brunswick Police Patrol Units responded to 21 Buck Road after receiving reports of a motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle into a house.

Police say responding units found that a 2004 GMC van had driven fully inside the residence.

According to police, residents at 21 Buck Road were not home at the time of the collision.

The driver was identified as Mr. Ruben Hrycyna, 47-year-old male out of South River.

After being extricated, police say Hrycyna was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital and is currently unconscious but stable.

The Fire Department (District 1), PSE&G and building inspectors were dispatched to the scene.

Special Operations and Investigative Division personnel responded to the scene to conduct the investigation.

Witnesses at the scene stated that the driver made an abrupt K-turn on Churchill Road then proceeded toward 21 Buck Road at which time a loud crash could be heard according to police.

The 2004 GMC ended up in the living room area then then the floor collapsed to the basement level.

The investigation is ongoing.