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Hintlesham: Car smashes into house

PUBLISHED: 11:49 09 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:49 09 February 2013

Car in front of house in Hintlesham

Car in front of house in Hintlesham

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STRUCTURAL damage has been caused to a cottage after a car smashed into the front porch.

Police were alerted to the incident at the bottom of Wilderness Hill in Hintlesham at about 1.20 this morning.

A red Volkswagen Golf ploughed into the brick built property stopping short of an internal door.

A structural engineer is due to inspect the damage later today.

Fortunately nobody was injured.

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