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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Car Crashes Into Occupied House/No Injuries

Car crashed into the front of a home on North St.

Hingham, MA - A car drove off the road and into a house this morning on North St. The occupants inside the house and the driver were not injured. A portion of North St. was closed but has since reopened.  

On July 15, 2021 at 6:35am Officers responded to 182 North St. for a several reports that a car had driven into a house. The driver was not injured and was sitting on the sidewalk. The residents inside the house were not injured. A portion of North St. was closed to traffic. Hingham Fire Department and the Hingham Building Inspector responded to the scene. 

The car, a 2014 Audi Q7, had been traveling east on North St. from Beal St. The driver said she swerved to avoid a squirrel in the road and drove off the right side of the road, over the sidewalk, and into the front of the house. Approximately half of the car entered the home. The driver, an 19 year old Hingham woman, was alone in the car. She was issued a citation for failing to stay in marked lanes.

The car was removed from the house and North St. was fully opened at 10am. ### Contact P.I.O. Lt. Steven Dearth

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