This was the dramatic scene in Waterlooville this morning after part of a house was demolished in a car crash.
The porch of a Semi that has just been sold in Silvester Road was destroyed when a Silver Vauxhall Corsa smashed into the side of the it. The driver of the Corsa, (the owner of the house ) was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital with minor injuries after being trapped in the wreckage . Nobody in the house was hurt.
Structural engineers have been called out to assess the damage to the house, and the electricity was turned off as a precaution.
The driver hit the gas pedal and collided with porch, said shocked neighbours.
It is understood that emergency crews from Police and the ambulance were called just after 8am to the road.
A couple who live in the road have described their shock after a car collided with the home following crash.
Peter and Rita Barry , both in their eighties, were having breakfast watching TV in the living room of their home, , when they heard a ‘hell of a bang and a lot of smashing glass’ outside
Mr Barry, who has lived in the road with his wife for the past 18 years, said he had just switched on the TV when he heard a hell of a bang. I am just glad that everyone is alright. I know the property has just been sold.