Rolling car smashes into Yorkshire house after woman jumps back in to try to stop it

A woman was unable to stop her car from smashing into a house in Yorkshire - despite valiantly jumping back inside when it began rolling away.

Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 6:38 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:50 pm
The car which hit the house

North Yorkshire Police shared the information on the incident in York.

It happened when the woman's Suzuki Celerio rolled into a house in Burnsall Drive.

Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the incident and police arranged for the car to be recovered.

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Residents in houses nearby then sprang to the woman's aid and offered coffee and biscuits.

The Suzuki which crashed into the house. Photos: West Yorkshire Police
Residents nearby offered tea and biscuits in support
The Suzuki which crashed into the house. Photos: West Yorkshire Police
Residents nearby offered tea and biscuits in support