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Car crashes into house near Deeping St Nicholas

A firefighter looks at the damage after a car crashed into a house in Carrington Drive, Hop Pole, near Deeping St Nicholas.

A firefighter looks at the damage after a car crashed into a house in Carrington Drive, Hop Pole, near Deeping St Nicholas.

 

UPDATE THURSDAY 3.15PM: A man in his mid-20s is in hospital with broken ribs and a dislocated shoulder after a car crash near Deeping St Nicholas yesterday.

The man was airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, after the crash at the junction of Carrington Drive and Littleworth Drove, Hop Pole, just after 4pm on Wednesday.

The road was closed until the early hours of this morning while crash investigators carried out checks along the road and firefighters made sure a house which the car crashed into was made safe.

Cedric Jordan (78), of Carrington Drive, said: “I was sat down with a drink and my wife when I heard this bang, but we didn’t realise it was an accident until we saw that the police had roped off the road.

“There were some people up by the car that crashed but the police moved them on.

“We have problems with cars being driven fast but I can’t remember anything like this happening here for a long time.

“It’s terrible and it’s just one of those things that has changed about the world.”

THURSDAY 9.45AM: Firefighters with equipment normally used for earthquakes were called to a crash where a car badly damaged a house near Deeping St Nicholas.

A crew from Market Deeping and specialist from the Urban Search and Rescue team were called to a house in Carrington Drive, Hop Pole, where a car left the road and collided with the house just after 4pm yesterday.

A Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said a number people had to be freed from the car and firefighters also made the building safe, as well as clearing away some rubble.

There are no details yet on the condition of the driver and passengers in the car.

WEDNESDAY 6PM: One person has been injured after a car crashed into house near Deeping St Nicholas today.

It happened in Carrington Drive, Hop Pole, just after 4pm and police have closed a number of roads in the area, including Carrington Drive, Littleworth Drove and the main roundabout towards Market Deeping.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said the damage may have left the house in an “unsafe” condition and motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.

 

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