Huntingdon: car crashes through wall into lounge

A WOMAN with learning difficulties has had to be moved from her home after a car crashed through the wall of her house. The 51-year-old was in a different room when a VW Golf crashed into the lounge of her home in Hartford Road, Huntingdon, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A WOMAN with learning difficulties has had to be moved from her home after a car crashed through the wall of her house.

The 51-year-old was in a different room when a Volvo crashed into the lounge of her home in Hartford Road, Huntingdon, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The damage done to the building, owned by the Papworth Trust Centre, has forced the woman to move out until it can be repaired.

Cambridgeshire police confirmed that a 21-year-old woman had been arrested on suspicion of taking the car without consent and drink-driving. She has been bailed to appear in court on May 10.

Fire crews attended the scene but were not required, and the building was later made safe by a structural engineer.

A spokesman for the Papworth Trust Centre said that the tenant would be staying with her family while the full extent of the damage was assessed.

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She added: "Our main concern is that our tenant who lives in the affected flat has the necessary support throughout this process.

"A dedicated housing officer is working with a structural engineer to ensure that the damage is fixed as soon as possible. In the meantime, the tenant affected by the incident is staying with their family.

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