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Three people injured after Tesla crashes into Ottawa home

A car crashed into the side of a home in Ottawa on Thursday morning, causing significant damage to the home and injuring three occupants. via Ottawa Fire Services

Three people were taken to hospital in stable condition after a Tesla rammed into the side of home in Riverside South on Thursday.

The crash occurred around 8 a.m. on Summerhill Street, between Nightfall Street and Hawkeswood Drive, according to first responders.

Photos from Ottawa Fire Services show a mid-size Tesla after it was driven through a fence and into the side of the house, causing significant damage to the home’s foundation.

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Paramedics tended to three people, two of whom are listed as children. Among the two youth, one sustained a lower extremity fracture and the other was assessed for minor injuries.

A man in his late 30s suffered a chest injury and a possible fracture to a lower extremity.

All patients were taken to hospital and are considered stable, according to the paramedics.

Ottawa police confirmed they’re investigating the collision but no cause has been released.

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