Hixson house damaged after being hit by car

Hixson house damaged after being hit by car

July 9th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

A house on Ely Road in Hixson has been declared uninhabitable by city building inspectors after a car ran into the house, causing heavy structural damage.

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

CHATTANOOGA, TN - A house on Ely Road in Hixson has been declared uninhabitable by city building inspectors after a car ran into the house, causing heavy structural damage.

Chattanooga Fire Department spokesman Bruce Garner said a young woman coming off of Hixson Pike ran into the house at 1506 Ely Road around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon.

She was still in the car when the first firefighters arrived and appeared to be uninjured as she was helped out of the car.

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