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 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.’