Car collides with home in West Ottawa: Ottawa fire
Ottawa fire services say a car crashed into a residence in West Ottawa on Tuesday morning.
Fire services tweeted out that they were en route to the collision at around 4:30 a.m. at a home at the intersection of Carling Avenue and Nautica Private.
Everyone was out of the vehicle at around 7:30 a.m. and firefighters were assessing the damage to the home.
Firefighters then began installing additional cribbing and shoring to stabilize the home before the vehicle could be removed. As a result of the operation, Carling Avenue was reduced to one lane.
NAUTICA PRIV UPDATE: Firefighters are installing some additional cribbing & shoring to stabilize home before vehicle is removed. Collapse & Trench teams on hand with this equipment. Carling Avenue East bound is down to one lane. Expect delays #ottnews #otttraffic pic.twitter.com/wrVlGM7eXX
— Ottawa Fire Services (@OttFire) April 16, 2019
The driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries and a dollar amount of damage has yet to be released as the operation to remove the vehicle is still ongoing.
More to come