25 October 2018

Mother and child taken to hospital after car crashes into home in Isabella Plains

| Lachlan Roberts
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The car crashed into the home in Isabella Plains. Photos: George Tsotsos

In pictures that have to be seen to be believed, a car has crashed into a house in Isabella Plains, with the front of the black vehicle wedged onto the roof of the house.

Around 12:15 pm, emergency services were called to the corner of Ellerston Avenue and Drumston Street, Isabella Plains after reports a car had crashed into a house.

A police spokesperson said ACT Policing were attending the scene, along with ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue.

An ESA spokesperson said paramedics treated a mother and child at the scene before transporting them to hospital in a stable condition.

A crane was used to extract the car from the property. It is an unknown at this stage what caused the crash.

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I understand this occurred in a 40km/h school zone during school hours. I cannot imagine the forces required to be able to get this car to launch itself in such a manner. Please drive safely people, there is too much trauma occurring at the moment.

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