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Family car written off after driver crashes into house

A family who woke up to 'a massive bang' this morning (16 June) have had their car written off and now need to re-build their porch.

The homeowner said they thought the collision happened during a police chase.

The porch needs to be rebuilt after the incident Credit: BPM

The collision, in Jockey Road, Sutton Coldfield, happened at around 1.30am. The homeowner who did not want to be named said:

The family's Vauxhall has been written off Credit: BPM

I heard a speed of 70mph mentioned and a suggestion there were police chasing, but obviously I don’t know that.

The driver was also taken to hospital...

...The neighbours were amazing though. Everybody was out and they were really supportive.

– Homeowner
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