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In pictures: Car lands in kitchen

The rear end of the Toyota Celica sticks out of the house (Photo: D Legakis Photography / Athena Picture Agency)

Homeowners Michael and Julie Miller were shocked to discover a car had ploughed through a wall in their house during the early hours.

The wrecked kitchen with the car sprawled across it (Photo: D Legakis Photography / Athena Picture Agency)

The couple thought there had been gas explosion when an enormous bang shook their house at around 0430 BST on Wednesday.

Julie Miller surveys the damage to her home (Photo: D Legakis Photography / Athena Picture Agency)

Julie Miller said the couple climbed through their bedroom window fearing a gas leak, until they discovered a car had come through the end wall of their home.

The cracks in the house caused by the crash (Photo: D Legakis Photography / Athena Picture Agency)

It is likely part of the house in Resolven, Neath, will have to be demolished before the occupants can return home.

Council structural engineers are assessing the property in Company Street to see if it needs to be demolished

Council structural engineers are assessing the property after the incident.



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