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Vancouver Crash Launches Car Engine Into Nearby Home

10/19/2015 02:07 EDT | Updated 10/19/2016 05:12 EDT
VANCOUVER — A woman is in hospital with significant injuries after the car she was driving crashed into a tree in East Vancouver Sunday morning.

Police say the 20-year-old driver was travelling north on Knight Street (at East 33 Avenue) when she lost control of the vehicle shortly after 5 a.m.

The force of the impact dislodged the vehicle's engine and sent it careening into a nearby home.

No one in the residence was injured.

Vancouver fire and rescue service extracted the woman from the wreckage before paramedics took her away for treatment.

The cause of the crash has not been determined.

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