Derby

Car crashes into front of Swadlincote bungalow

Car in bungalow
Image caption No one was seriously hurt in the crash

A car ploughed into the front of a bungalow after colliding with another vehicle and coming off the road.

It happened on Hearthcote Road in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, just before 02:00 BST. The Range Rover ended up embedded in the property.

Derbyshire Police said no one was hurt but two people had to leave their home and have not been able to return due to fears over structural damage.

An investigation has begun and police have appealed for witnesses.

Image caption Police have appealed for witnesses

BBc reporter Martyn Williams, at the crash scene, said: "Part of the front wall has been completely demolished with bits of brick and wall everywhere.

"One part of the wall has moved at least four or five metres from where it originally was."

The road was closed for about an hour and no arrests were made.

Police said one driver suffered minor injuries but did not need to go to hospital.

Image caption The road was closed for about an hour
Image caption Two people in the bungalow at the time of the crash have not been allowed to return to their home

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