A man and child were injured and a Green- wood home was damaged after a truck drove off Main Street when the driver began choking on his drink.

The home at 350 W. Main St. had serious damage to its front room and steps, and firefighters had to stabilize it.

The crash happened at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, off Main Street, near Madison Avenue.

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Floyd Gipson, 56, of Greenwood, told police he was heading east on Main Street when he took a sip of his tea and choked on it. He blacked out and when he woke up his truck was hitting the home, according to the police report.

The truck crashed into the front of the home, damaging the steps and the front room, according to the police report.

Firefighters were called to stabilize the home, and the homeowner contacted his insurance company, according to the report.

By Wednesday, repairs were already being made to the home.

Gipson complained of chest pain and was taken to Community South Hospital. His condition was not available Wednesday.

His 5-year-old daughter, Kendyl, was bleeding from her mouth and was taken to Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health to be checked out, the report said.

Annie Goeller is managing editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at agoeller@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2718.