Car smashes into house off A507 near Baldock, with two people hospitalised after being trapped inside

PUBLISHED: 18:47 19 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:29 20 March 2017

The overturned car off North Road, near Baldock, last night after it smashed into a house. Photo: @HertsFRSControl via Twitter

The overturned car off North Road, near Baldock, last night after it smashed into a house. Photo: @HertsFRSControl via Twitter

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A car smashed into a house off the A507 near Baldock last night – with firefighters releasing two people from the vehicle after it came to rest on its side.

Emergency crews at the scene of the crash in North Road, near Baldock. Photo: @HertsFRSControl via Twitter Emergency crews at the scene of the crash in North Road, near Baldock. Photo: @HertsFRSControl via Twitter

The Ford Fiesta – heading down the A507 North Road – left the carriageway for reasons that are not yet clear at about 9pm, smashing into the side of the house.

Police, paramedics and Baldock and Stevenage firefighters rushed to the scene and released the driver and passenger from the overturned vehicle, in which they had been trapped.

The ambulance service treated two patients at the scene, one with a suspected hand and arm injury and the other with a suspected head and back injury.

Both were taken to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital for further care.

The car was recovered and the scene was clear by 10.45pm.

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