Four injured as auto smashes into lounge of house in York


The Volkswagen Golf veered off the road in the early hours of Sunday and embedded itself into the semi-detached house in Yorkshire.

Raw footage of a crash that left a auto embedded in a house in the UK.

The injured man is reported to have been sitting on the sofa at the time of the collision, and is now recovering at a nearby hospital.

The homeowner's wife and child were also in the house at the time but were uninjured in the incident.

A man sitting on his sofa was among four people seriously injured when a vehicle crashed into a house and embedded itself in the lounge.

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Three people inside the auto, including the driver who has since been arrested, were taken to hospital with minor injuries. The injuries are not, however, considered to be life-threatening. They were not injured.

Fire crews rushed to tackle the blaze at 1.30am at Morehall Close, and used breathing apparatus to protect themselves from the flames. The auto had "quite literally" gone into the house in Rivelin Way, he added.

Paul Cording of the York Police as saying it was astounding no one lost their lives in the incident.

By 7am on Sunday (September 3) police were still at the scene.

It wasn't a golf ball, but a Volkswagen Golf auto which not only embedded itself in the man's living room in North Yorkshire but then caught fire damaging his house.