Car ploughs through garden wall into Weymouth house


A family had a narrow escape when a car ploughed through a garden wall into their house in Weymouth.

Homeowner Josh Simmonds’ said: “There’s a whole wall on top of the settee, we’re all so lucky to be alive.”

The silver Ford Ka hit the house in Corporation Road just after 17:15 BST on Wednesday.

The driver of the car, a 78-year-old woman, was taken to hospital as a precaution. It is believed she escaped serious injury.

The property is due to be assessed for structural damage and an investigation has begun.

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