April 16, 2019 9:29 am
Updated: April 16, 2019 9:31 am

Car collides with home in West Ottawa: Ottawa fire

Ottawa fire services say a car has collided with a house in west Ottawa on Tuesday morning.

Ottawa Fire Services

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.

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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.

Ottawa paramedic’s confirmed that the driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries. A dollar amount of damage has yet to be released as the operation to remove the vehicle is still ongoing.

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