Car crashes into Vanier home for 2nd time in 2 years

Two years after a car crashed into a home in Ottawa’s Vanier neighbourhood, another vehicle has crashed into the same home after a police chase on Sunday.

Police say officers attempted to pull over a driver near Cote Street and Richelieu Avenue at around 1 a.m. Sunday. The driver allegedly fled and subsequently crashed into the home.


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After the crash, the 39-year-old driver was arrested and sent to hospital. No one was home at the time of the incident.

In 2016, a pickup truck crashed into the same home and two men in their 40s were sent to hospital.


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The Special Investigations Unit is investigating the crash, as they are called any time an incident of death or injury takes place involving police.

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