A homeowner has escaped injury after a car crashed into his house today (Wednesday).
A red Vauxhall Vectra car crashed into a bungalow in Dudley Lane, Seaton Burn, at 10.16am.
The crash has caused substantial structural damage to the house.
The two occupants of the car have been treated by ambulance staff and taken to Cramlington Hospital, where their injuries are not believed to be serious.
One man was in the house at the time was shocked but otherwise uninjured. Dudley Lane has been closed in both directions.
Police are investigating the cause of the collision.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote reference no 296 03/08/16.