House crash

People were evacuated from their Codnor Gate home in the early hours of Sunday morning after a car crashed into the property.

Large cracks appeared appeared in the wall and although no one was trapped, the occupants of the house were advised to stay outside.

Fire crews were called at 4.05am to make the vehicle safe, but were unable to reach it. A structural engineer from Amber Valley Borough Council arrived to make the property safe and the car was finally recovered at 6.15am.