Firefighters ‘on standby’ after car crashes into house between Dundee and Perth

Firefighters are set to assess the safety of a house just off the A90 after a car ploughed into it.

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Emergency services were called to the scene of the serious crash between Dundee and Perth at about 1.30pm.

The home is located about half a mile east of Glendoick.

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A white VW Tiguan came to rest in the single story home at the side of the road after a collision with another vehicle.

Remarkably, no serious injuries have been reported.

Firefighters were initially called to the scene as a precaution, but specialist officers were later called to the scene to ensure the building was structurally sound.

A before and after of the house involved.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “We were called after a car came off the road at the dual cariageway into a house.

“One hosereel jet was in attendance on standby.

“An urban search and rescue team from Macalpine Road is en-route to carry out an external inspection of the structure to make sure it’s safe.”

A spokesman for Police Scotland said despite the dramatic-looking picture, there were no reports of any serious injuries.

He added: “There seems to have been a two-vehicle collision.

“As a result, one car has gone into a building a building.

“There are no serious injuries.”

 

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