38-year-old Michael Carpenter, of Weston New Brunswick, lost control of his tractor trailer and crashed into a motel.
Carpenter’s rig skidded off Route 11, slid across the parking lot of Dean’s Motor Lodge, and struck the building.
The truck is a total loss, as is the motel.
The impact moved part of the building about four feet off the foundation.
The trucker was charged with driving to endanger.
Carpenter had minor cuts and scrapes.
No guests were hurt in the incident.