Car Crashes into House in Paterson

Emergency responders are on the scene of a crash where a car left the roadway and slammed into a house at a location in Paterson just before 5:30 p.m.

According to preliminary reports, one person was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital suffering non-life threatening injuries after a car slammed into the residence at the intersection of Burlington and Totowa avenues.

The impact of the collision caused a gaping hole in the house according to police.

One person was extricated from the vehicle but it is not immediately clear if the injured person was inside the vehicle or a resident in the home.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

UPDATE: Police say the victim was the driver and they are looking into the possibility of DWI.