GRAFTON – A car crashed into a residence near the intersection of Millbury Street and Providence Road, leaving house uninhabitable.
First responders were called to the crash at 3:47 p.m. March 15.
According to a post by the Grafton Police Department, a car was driving south on Providence Road when it veered off the road and struck a house.
Police said the crash caused “significant structural damage rendering it uninhabitable.” From photos shared by police from the scene, it appears the car struck a deck. The entire house appears to have tilted.
According to a press release from the Grafton Fire Department, there were three people in the car – two adults and one child. Bystanders helped one of the adults and the child get out of the vehicle before firefighters arrived, the department said.
A total of 15 Grafton Fire Department personnel and several apparatuses arrived.
“This response allowed the Fire Department to simultaneously stabilize the vehicle, the damaged structure and safely extricate the drive,” the department wrote.
The driver was injured during the crash and was transported to a local hospital. The two passengers were uninjured.
According to the fire department, the residents were at home at the time of the crash. However, they were not injured.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
“This motor vehicle accident serves as a great reminder that the proper use of seat belts and child safety seats save lives,” the fire department wrote.