Gas leak fears after lorry crashes into bungalow in Horncastle
A lorry has crashed into a bungalow in Horncastle, Lincolnshire.
Emergency services were called to the town's Boston Road after the vehicle left the road at 10.40am.
The driver, a 60-year-old man from York, has been taken to Lincoln County Hospital but is not thought to have life-threatening injuries.
The resident of the bungalow, an 88-year-old man, has attended Louth hospital to be treated for shock but is expected to be discharged shortly.
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Due to damage to a gas pipe at the scene, around 30 neighbouring houses in Boston Road, Tennyson Gardens and College Close were evacuated as a precaution.
The gas pipe has now been made safe and residents have been allowed to return to their homes.
A section of Boston Road remains closed while structural work is carried out on the property and the lorry recovered.
Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the lorry prior to the impact, to contact them on 101 or the collision witness hotline on 01522 558855.