Man and three-year-old passenger hurt as car overturns and hits house
The vehicle flipped on a roundabout before destroying a garden wall and ending up against a terraced property.
A driver was badly injured and his three-year-old passenger hurt after his car overturned on a roundabout and hit a house, police said.
The white Ford Focus flipped at the roundabout of Newbiggin Road and North Seaton Road in Ashington, Northumberland, at 8.45pm on Sunday.
It destroyed a garden wall and ended up against a terraced house.
An investigation has been launched after a collision in #Ashington left a man and a young child hospitalised.— Northumbria Police (@northumbriapol) September 23, 2019
Last night, we attended a collision at Newbiggin Road after a white Ford Focus had collided with the roundabout, overturned and smashed into a garden wall. More below 👇 pic.twitter.com/POBcgm46Na
The 30-year-old driver was taken to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with serious spinal injuries.
The three-year-old passenger was taken to Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington with minor injuries, while no-one in the house was hurt.
Northumbria Police said an investigation was under way and appealed for witnesses or anyone with CCTV in the area or dashcam footage.
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101.