Living vroom! Woman escapes unhurt after car reverses into Gillingham house
A car reversed into a
house in Canterbury Street, Gillingham
by Lynn Cox and Nicola Jordan
This is the scene after a car driven by an elderly man crashed
through the window of a woman's home in Gillingham today.
The driver of the white Peugeot 206 had been trying to reverse
in Canterbury Street, opposite the junction of Cowper Road, at
The vehicle smashed through the front double window panes and
landed lodged on the windowsill of the bedsit.
The couple in the car were not injured and the woman, who
escaped unharmed, has since been rehoused.
The road was closed until 1.20pm while the car was
Medway Council officers are expected to inspect the property
later this afternoon to see if it is structurally sound.
A resident, who did not wish to be named, said: "It's amazing
nobody was seriously injured. The room was covered in shards of
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