Vehicle collides with multiple parked cars in Ilford

A 60-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a vehicle collided with parked cars and a home. 

A 60-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a vehicle collided with parked cars and a home. - Credit: Irfan Master

A 60-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car collided into four parked cars and a house in Ilford. 

CCTV appears to show the car striking multiple parked cars and a home as it makes a turn, narrowly missing a passing car. 

Police were called at 8.41pm on Monday, May 31 to reports of a car in collision with a residential property and a number of parked cars in Thorold Road.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade.

No injuries were reported.

Police arrested a 60-year-old man on suspicion of driving while over the prescribed alcohol limit.

He remains in custody at an east London police station.

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Enquires into the circumstances are ongoing.

A spokesperson for the London Fire Brigade said: "A car had collided with a house and four parked cars. One man had left the vehicle before the brigade arrived and was assessed at the scene by London Ambulance Service crews."

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