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Six-year-old disabled boy has a lucky escape after car smashes into his bedroom

Six-year-old disabled boy has a lucky escape after car smashes into his bedroom causing £20,000 damage

  • The red Mitsubishi Evo sports car hit the home in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs
  • Lee Anderton, 55, thought the youngster had been killed, after car hit bedroom
  • Miraculously wife Jacqui, 50, and the child were watching TV in their lounge
  • Police said the driver of the car, a man in his twenties, sustained serious injuries

A six-year-old disabled child miraculously survived after a car smashed into his bedroom – causing £20,000 of damage.

Lee Anderton, 55, thought the youngster had been killed after the red Mitsubishi Evo sports car careered into his home in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs, at 3pm on Saturday afternoon.

But miraculously wife Jacqui, 50, and the child, who has complex needs, weren’t in the bedroom at the time because they were watching TV in their lounge.

Lee Anderton, 55, and wife Jacqui (pictured) at the scene of the destroyed bedroom after a red Mitsubishi Evo sports car careered into the house in Stourport-on-Severn on Saturday afternoon

The shocking images show a huge hole in the bedroom at the couple's home in Stourport-on-Severn

The shocking images show a huge hole in the bedroom at the couple’s home in Stourport-on-Severn

Lee Anderton, 55, thought the youngster had been killed after the car hit the house (pictured: the damage) but fortunately he was in the living room watching TV with his mother

Lee Anderton, 55, thought the youngster had been killed after the car hit the house (pictured: the damage) but fortunately he was in the living room watching TV with his mother

Emergency services at the scene of the destruction at the home in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. The child's bed and care aids are visible among the wreckage

Emergency services at the scene of the destruction at the home in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. The child’s bed and care aids are visible among the wreckage

Shocking images shows the huge gaping hole left in the side of their home by the vehicle – with the remains of the child’s bed and care aids visible in the wreckage.

Mr Anderton said: ‘I was upstairs at the time. I heard a smash and the whole house shook.

‘I ran downstairs and opened the door.

‘The room was thick with smoke and there was a red car in the room. I genuinely thought they’d both died.’

Jacqui said the pair would normally been in the downstairs bedroom but instead they were enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon on the sofa.

She said: ‘I was in the in the front room.

‘I head this enormous crash, the house shook so I knew something had happened, all the power went off.

‘I’ve never heard a noise like it.

The car smashing into the house is thought to have caused approximately £20,000 worth of damage

The car smashing into the house is thought to have caused approximately £20,000 worth of damage

Jacqui said the pair would normally been in the downstairs bedroom but instead they were enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon on the sofa

Jacqui said the pair would normally been in the downstairs bedroom but instead they were enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon on the sofa

West Mercia Police said the driver of the car, a man in his twenties, sustained serious injuries after the crash and was taken to hospital along with a female passenger, also in her twenties

West Mercia Police said the driver of the car, a man in his twenties, sustained serious injuries after the crash and was taken to hospital along with a female passenger, also in her twenties

‘I ran outside and saw a crowd of people staring at the house.

‘I turned round and a red sports car had ploughed into it.

‘The car had come off, come through our front garden and gone through the wall and the window.

‘It completely wiped out a whole corner of the front bedroom.

‘It’s a room that’s in use every day, we’re always in and out of there.

‘If I’d been in his room I wouldn’t have survived.’

West Mercia Police said the driver of the car, a man in his twenties, sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital along with a female passenger, also in her twenties.

Firefighters from Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service had to rescue the man from the car and the Midlands Air Ambulance was also rushed to the scene.

Police said no one has been arrested at this stage.

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