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Car crashes into house – driver leaves with front door lodged in windscreen

Written by on 21 November 2020

A motorist crashed into a house before driving off with the property’s front door lodged in the vehicle.

West Yorkshire Police posted a photograph of the Audi car on Twitter following the incident in Ashworth Road, Dewsbury, shortly before 7.45pm on Friday.

The driver, an 18-year-old man, collided with another car before hitting the front porch of the house, according to the force.

Despite the property’s front door being lodged in the car’s roof and windscreen, the motorist continued driving for “several metres”, police said.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink/drugs, the force added.

He was taken to hospital with head injuries but is not thought to have been seriously hurt, a police spokesman told Sky News.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police.