Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry house damaged by parked car

Car damages house
Image caption The car was pushed into the living room wall, West Midlands Fire Service said

A parked car has smashed through the front of a house after it was hit by a van.

West Midlands Fire Service said the BMW had been on the driveway at a house in Parkgate Road, Coventry.

It was hit by a van at about 01:00 BST, causing it to make a hole in the living room wall.

The fire service said a person in the van suffered facial injuries and was taken to hospital, while a man in the house was given a precautionary check.

A spokesman said a structural engineer checked the property.

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