Car crashes into house

TWO people were taken to hospital today after a Mercedes demolished the side of a house in a Suffolk village.The crash occurred just before 12.25am in Cotton End Road, Lanawade, near Newmarket.

TWO people were taken to hospital today after a Mercedes demolished the side of a house in a Suffolk village.

The crash occurred just before 12.25am in Cotton End Road, Lanawade, near Newmarket.

More than a dozen firefighters were sent to the scene amid reports of subsidence at the house, after the Mercedes SL500 convertible collided with a single story extension.

A spokeswoman for East Anglian Ambulance Trust confirmed an ambulance crew and a medic were also sent to the house.

The spokeswoman said two people were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

The male driver of the car is reported to have sustained head, neck and spinal injuries, along with internal bleeding.

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The 42-year-old, who is from Isleham in Cambridgeshire, was said to be in a stable condition with non life-threatening injuries.

There were no details on the injuries sustained by the second person.

A routine alcohol test was carried out on the driver following the crash.

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