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Tuesday February 5th, 2013

Posted at 7:00am

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Police continue to investigate after a car stuck a house in South Windsor at Villa Maria and Longfellow, Monday afternoon.

Police say that a neighbour was outside shoveling snow when he heard the sound of a loudly revving engine. He looked to see a car cutting across his neighbours lawn, which then cut across Villa Maria Blvd where it continued south into another yard. The car travelling at a high rate of speed and with its engine revving then crossed Longfellow where it went over the curb and collided with the residence.

The driver of the car, a 38-year-old female from Windsor, was uninjured however was taken to the hospital to be checked out. Two children ages 7 and 9  who were in the car were shaken.  The 7-year-old received a minor laceration to his cheek.

The House had damage to the front porch which was pushed into the foundation cracking the bricks and which also knocked plaster off the walls inside.  The homeowner was in the living room at the time of the crash was shaken but not hurt. Damage to the home has been estimated at $50,000.

Police say that the driver was “unaware what has occurred and was subsequently charged with careless driving.”

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