SUV Hits House in Hamden

Hamden car hits house police 1200
Hamden Police

Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash that sent an SUV careening into a house at Whitney Avenue and Waite Street in Hamden on Tuesday afternoon.

Police said one driver ran a traffic light and hit the other vehicle, which hit the front porch of  

Witnesses said a car hit the SUV at the intersection, sending the SUV spinning and into the house 1548 Whitney Ave. and caused extensive damage.

Minutes later, the porch and part of the house collapsed.

The driver from the car that hit the SUV was brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Police are investigating the crash. 

Officials from the fire department said the vehicle was removed from the structure and the residents can stay in their home.

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