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Driver missing after car hits house in Tipton

The house Image copyright Tipton Fire Station

Police are searching for the driver of a car that crashed into a house in the Black Country.

The vehicle ploughed into the property in Barnett Street in Tipton at about 16:00 BST. There were no reports of any injuries, the fire service said.

West Midlands Police said officers were trying to locate the driver to check on his well being.

Structural engineers were sent to assess the property as well as two fire engines and a technical rescue team.

Image copyright Tipton Fire Station
Image caption Technical rescue workers helped make the house safe
Image copyright Tipton Fire Service
Image caption The car was removed, leaving a gaping hole in the property

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