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Cheltenham house 'seriously damaged' after car crashes into it

Photo: Pippa Thompson
Credit: Pippa Thompson

A man has been charged with driving offences after a car was left embedded in a house in Cheltenham.

Samuel Collier, who is 30 and from Cheltenham, is accused of drink driving and failing to stop after the accident on Gloucester Road.

The scene outside the house in Gloucester Road, Cheltenham. Credit: Pippa Thompson

The house suffered “serious damage” as a result of the crash, while a number of neighbouring gardens were also trashed.

Neighbouring gardens were flattened by the car before it crashed into the house. Credit: Pippa Thompson

A spokesperson for Gloucestershire Constabulary said the car will be removed once the scene has been checked by a structural engineer.

Samuel Collier has been granted police bail and is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on Thursday 14 August.