Update: Collegeville Woman Accidentally Drives Car into House

No one injured

A Collegeville woman hit the gas instead of the brake and accidentally drove into her Third Avenue house instead of the garage, according to Officer John Barnshaw.

Joan Spear was traveling up the driveway and made a wide turn to enter the garage. She was not injured, and she is the home's only occupant.

The home's double front doors were knocked in, and the house also suffered some interior damage.

Borough code enforcement will inspect the home to decide if and when it will be inhabitable again, Barnshaw said. DeWane's towed the vehicle from the scene, and Total Restoration boarded up the house.

, Lower Providence Fire Co. and also responded to the scene.

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Patch is currently on the scene at East Third Avenue and East Main Street in where Breaking News Network reports a car versus building accident. EMS teams have been called, and crews are working at the accident scene.

Local residents should expect traffic delays in the area as crews work to clear the scene and care for any persons invovled in the accident. Patch will have more updates as the news becomes available. 

V. Oswald May 26, 2012 at 07:45 PM
Let her know that if she needs a reputable builder to fix her house she might want to call my husband, George, at GEO Builders, 215 262 5667.


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