May 17, 2017 7:45 AM
Car crashes into embankment, fence, barn and home in NH town
DERRY — A man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after his car left the road, struck an embankment and a wooden fence before becoming airborne, striking the side of a house and then into an attached barn.
The Derry Fire Department responded to 21 Kendall Pond Road for a car crashed into a house. When they arrived, they found that the car had hit a house and attached barn.
A husband and wife were home at the time of the of the crash and told police that it felt like a "freight trains" had just gone through their yard, police said.
The couple runs a mobile petting zoo from their home, but none of the people nor animals were injured since the car hit a part of of the house and barn that were used for storage of supplies and equipment.
The damage from the crash left one side of the enclosed porch and a corner of the barn unsupported. There also was significant damage to the non-load bearing walls of both the porch and the barn, fire officials said.
Fire officials removed the car and and constructed a door shore for the porch, a T-shore for the barn and laced them together. Once complete, they structures were re-occupied and turned over to the property owners, according to the Derry Fire Department.
Police have not identified the driver of the car, nor the cause of the accident at this time.
The accident is under investigation by the Derry Police Department.