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Van crashes in to house

A van crashed in to a house in Turner Avenue, Illingworth

A van crashed in to a house in Turner Avenue, Illingworth

A van crashed in to a house in Illingworth last night (Monday).

The incident happened at an address on Turner Avenue North at around 11pm when a white Volkswagen Panel Vans crashed in to a telegraph pole “hurling it some 30 feet” and in to a house.

No one was injured as a result of the crash.

The driver was later found to have no insurance for which a police spokesperson said he will be prosecuted.

A police spokesperson said: “This man had local knowledge of the road and yet failed to negotiate the bend. It is fortunate that no casualties resulted from this.”

A fire crew from Illingworth attended the scene to make the vehicle safe.

 

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