Three in hospital after car damages house in Nelson

The incident left the house badly damaged and caused a gas mains leak

Three people including a pedestrian have been hurt in a two-car collision which also seriously damaged a house in the south Wales valleys.

The incident happened in Shingrig Road, Nelson, Caerphilly county, at 20:40 GMT on Friday.

Gwent Police say a woman pedestrian was among those taken to hospital.

A 17-year-old male driver was also hurt along with a woman, aged 50, who was travelling in the other vehicle.

It is not known if anyone was in the house at the time of the incident.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said there was a gas mains leak and gas officials attended the scene along with a structural engineer.

Gwent Police said none of the injuries are believed to be life threatening.

A second woman travelling in the same car with the injured woman escaped injury.

The vehicles involved were a Grand Cherokee jeep and Megane car.

A Wales & West Utilities spokesman said the damaged supply gas pipe also served a neighbouring property and engineers had been working at the site on Saturday to restore its power.

Police have appealed for witnesses to call 101 or 01633 838111

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