Tractor hit house near Northallerton after rolling down 30ft embankment

A tractor hit a house in North Yorkshire after rolling down a 30ft embankment.

Firefighters were called to the scene in Crosby, near Northallerton, shortly after 6pm to reports that the tractor had hit a house.

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Incredibly, its driver suffered no real injuries and the structural damage to the house is believed to be only slight.

A North Yorkshire Fire Service spokesman today said: "Crews from Northallerton and Ripon responded to a report that a tractor had impacted with a house after rolling down a 30 foot embankment through trees.

"Fortunately, the male tractor driver was treated at the scene as a precaution only, with the struck premises suffering what is believed to be slight structural damage."

He added that crews had only been required to provide advice.