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Car crashes into basement on Lancaster Terrace in west London

Car on its head on Lancaster Terrace, London Image copyright Louie St Claire
Image caption Police cordoned off Lancaster Terrace after the crash

A car crashed into a building in west London and ended up stuck vertically in a basement.

The crash happened on Lancaster Terrace - by Lancaster Gate Tube station near Hyde Park - at 5:17 GMT.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. The Metropolitan Police said he did not require hospital treatment.

Louie St Claire, who was walking past the scene from Paddington station, said "it was quite a sight".

He added: "I was commuting to work from Windsor. I've never seen anything like it. Everyone was taking photos."

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