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Bin lorry crashes into Winchester house

Lorry crash Image copyright Hampshire Constabulary
Image caption The lorry became wedged in the house in Drayton Street, Stanmore

A recycling lorry has ploughed into the front of a family home in Winchester.

The semi-detached house in Drayton Street, Stanmore, was struck by the Biffa recycling lorry which was collecting waste at about 08:30 BST.

It is understood a family of five, including three children, live at the house. The property is due to be assessed for structural damage.

Winchester City Council said: "No-one was injured and we are providing support to those affected."

In a statement Biffa said it was "working to investigate how the incident happened".

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Image caption It is believed the bin lorry crashed into a car before hitting the house
Image copyright Hampshire Constabulary
Image caption Biffa said it was "working to investigate how the incident happened"

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