Audi TT takes off and crashes into house
An Audi TT was left embedded in the living room of a house after an early morning accident.
The driver, believed to be in his 20s, lost control of his red Audi TT and left the road at 1:45am today.
The car mounted a pavement and flew through a hedge before going over the top of two parked cars in a driveway and smashing into the front window and brickwork of a detached house.
The front end of the car was left wedged in the £250,000 house about 4ft above the ground, with the rear resting on the bonnet of a car in the driveway
Shocked householder Paul Welham, 40, is believed to have been in bed when he was woken by the impact. Nobody in the house was injured.
The trapped driver, who suffered serious head injuries, was freed by firefighters from the wreckage in Long Meadow Walk, Carlton Colville near Lowestoft, Suffolk.
He was taken to the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston and later transferred to the specialist head injuries unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
The road was closed while the driver was being rescued and while emergency services dealt with a suspected gas leak at the house.
Structural engineers are now carrying out emergency repairs at the house.
Keith Shales, 66, who lives nearby, said: "I reckon it must be about four feet off the ground, I've never seen anything like it."
Sgt Bob Patterson, of Suffolk Police, said: "Collision investigators will be at the scene today as we try to ascertain exactly what has occurred.
"At this early stage we could not speculate as to what has caused the crash."
Err…….I would imagine speed, drink and the inability to drive a fast car was the cause Numnuts!!!