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Car collides with property and takes out gas meter in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 21:03 03 November 2019 | UPDATED: 21:56 03 November 2019

A black Renault Clio collided with a ground floor flat in Mountbatten Court, Prospect Road, Ipswich, on Sunday. Picture: Tom Potter

A black Renault Clio collided with a ground floor flat in Mountbatten Court, Prospect Road, Ipswich, on Sunday. Picture: Tom Potter

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Firefighters and police officers were called to a street in Ipswich on Sunday night after a car collided with a home and damaged the property's gas meter.

Police were called to Prospect Road, Ipswich, on Sunday after a car collided with a flat, damaging a gas main. Picture: Tom PotterPolice were called to Prospect Road, Ipswich, on Sunday after a car collided with a flat, damaging a gas main. Picture: Tom Potter

Four Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service crews were sent to the back of Mountbatten Court, in Prospect Road, at about 7.45pm.

The car, a black Renault Clio, had collided with the front of a ground floor flat in Mountbatten Court and damaged a gas meter, according to police, who were also called to the scene.

A crew from Ipswich East, Princes Street, Woodbridge and Leiston responded to the call.

Two of the engines were later stood down.

A black Renault Clio collided with a ground floor flat in Mountbatten Court, Prospect Road, Ipswich, on Sunday. Picture: Tom PotterA black Renault Clio collided with a ground floor flat in Mountbatten Court, Prospect Road, Ipswich, on Sunday. Picture: Tom Potter

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Gas engineers from Cadent, were also sent to Prospect Road to repair the damage caused in the collision.

The gas supply to the property was isolated.

Recovery trucks were tonight at the scene removing the damaged car.

No one was said to have been injured in the crash.

The collision did not result in any other homes having to be evacuated.

Police said the driver of the car remained at the scene.

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