SUV plows into deck

Firefighters, police and paramedics at the scene of an SUV crash in Cornwall's east-end on Nov. 7. (Cornwall Newswatch)

CORNWALL – A middle-aged woman miraculously escaped injury after her SUV went crashing into a raised deck on the side of a house in east-end Cornwall.

Firefighters, police and paramedics were called to the 2100 block of Glen Brook Drive just before 2 p.m.

A champagne-coloured Hyundai Tucson was lodged under the deck, missing a gas main by a couple of feet. The supporting beam for the deck was a few inches from the driver’s compartment.

A Cornwall firefighter surveys the damage to a raised deck after an SUV plowed into it on Nov. 7. The woman driving escaped injury. (Cornwall Newswatch)
A Cornwall firefighter surveys the damage to a raised deck after an SUV plowed into it on Nov. 7. The woman driving escaped injury. (Cornwall Newswatch)

Neighbours in the immediate area didn’t recognize the woman, in her sixties, who was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Cornwall Police Const. Sherri Cameron says the crash is being treated as an accident as there is no criminal or medical issue pertaining to the case.

A towing company dislodged and took away the SUV around 2:20 p.m.

The driver of this SUV miraculously walked away after smashing into a deck at a home in east-end Cornwall on Nov. 7. Police are treating it as an accident. (Cornwall Newswatch)
The driver of this SUV miraculously walked away after smashing into a deck at a home in east-end Cornwall on Nov. 7. Police are treating it as an accident. (Cornwall Newswatch)
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