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Learner driver ploughs father’s car into living room ‘while taking a child for a ride’ in Bradford

Learner driver, 17, ploughs her father’s car into a family’s living room ‘while taking a child for a ride’ in Bradford

  • A learner driver crashed her father’s car into a home in Bradford on Friday
  • The 17-year-old girl reportedly driving the Toyota Verso on a provisional licence
  • Both she and her passenger, a little girl aged five to seven, were hospitalised 

A learner driver crashed her father’s car into a family’s living room ‘while taking a child for a ride’.

The 17-year-old girl said to be on a provisional licence ploughed the silver Toyota Verso through the bay window of a home in Bradford, West Yorkshire, on Friday night.

A little girl aged five to seven is believed to have been sitting in the front passenger seat.

Both girls were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The silver Toyota Verso crashed through the bay window of a family’s home in Bradford on Friday evening

The crash prompted a large emergency response yesterday evening.

Firefighters assessed the stability of the house before police removed the car.

A police spokesman said: ‘Emergency services were called to a road traffic collision shortly after 7.30pm last night.

‘Two females were taken to hospital where their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.’

The car mounted the kerb and ploughed into the living room of the home. Both the driver, reportedly a 17-year-old learner driver, and her passenger, a little girl, were injured

The car mounted the kerb and ploughed into the living room of the home. Both the driver, reportedly a 17-year-old learner driver, and her passenger, a little girl, were injured

The fire service said: ‘It was a request for us from the police after a car had gone through the bay window of a house.

‘There was nobody trapped but there was a fuel leak.

‘We sent the technical rescue unit from Cleckheaton.

‘We assessed the stability of the house and then police organised recovery.’

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