Connecticut driver taken to hospital after crashing into Rocky Hill home, wrecking chimney
A car crashed into a single-family home in Connecticut on Saturday — sending the driver to the hospital with serious injuries, and wrecking a brick chimney and causing other damage to the house, reports said.
Around 12:10 p.m. on Saturday, dispatchers with the Rocky Hill Police Department received 911 calls reporting the crash in the town along the Connecticut River south of Hartford, said NBC News Connecticut.
The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries but is expected to recover, according to fire officials.
Initial reports indicated that the vehicle collided with a fence surrounding a community pool and then continued on before crashing into the single-family home, which was located on a bend in the road.
No one was inside the home at the time of the collision. Photos of the crash by the Rocky Hill fire department show the impact wrecked the home’s brick chimney.
Sgt. Jeffrey Foss-Rugan said the driver was the only person in the four-door sedan when the crash occurred.
The crash remains under investigation.
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