Car crashes into house in Tipton

A car hit a house, knocking out a gas meter and causing structural damage.

The car that hit the house
The car that hit the house

The driver of a grey Volkswagen Polo lost control of the vehicle and hit the house in Lower Lapwing Piece, in Tipton.

The house owners, who were inside at the time yesterday afternoon, said they felt the house shake.

The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The impact sent cracks through the walls and ceilings in the front lounge and hallway of the house.

Firefighters say they are unsure what happened to the driver, but it is thought she may have blacked out at the wheel.