Northfield accident: Van crashes into house injuring child


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The driver exited the vehicle through a rear door

A van has crashed into a house in Birmingham injuring a child.

The child, who was inside the property on Chatham Road, Northfield, was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

The driver was also treated for minor injuries and taken to hospital following the crash at around 7.15 a.m. BST.

The West Midlands Fire Department said gas and electricity should be isolated and a structural engineer had been called in to assess the damage to the property.

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