Stolen car embedded in side of Sunderland house after crash

A stolen car was left embedded in the side of a house after a crash.

Saturday, 18th November 2017, 9:54 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:01 pm
A picture of the scene shared with us by a reader.

No-one was thankfully inside the property following the incident in Mulberry Avenue, Marley Potts, Sunderland, at around 8.30pm on Friday night.

The driver is said to have left the scene before the arrival of emergency services.

The boarded-up property in Mulberry Avenue, Sunderland, on Saturday morning.

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A spokesman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service said on Saturday morning: "Twelve firefighters from Marley Park, South Shields and a specialist rescue tender from Hebburn attended an address in Mulberry Avenue, Sunderland.

"The alarm was caused by a property in a dangerous condition following a one vehicle road traffic collision where a car struck a house . A Nissan Micra had left the road at speed and ploughed into the ground floor of the semi-detached property."

We'll add further details about this crash as we get them.

Story co-written by Lisa Nightingale.

The boarded-up property in Mulberry Avenue, Sunderland, on Saturday morning.