A VEHICLE crashed into a building in Old Town earlier today. 

Crews from the Stratton, Westlea and Swindon Fire stations rushed to the scene of a road traffic collision in Kingshill Road.

The accident has caused damage to the ground floor flat.

A spokesman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service and Rescue said: “ A gentleman drove into the front window of a flat. Nobody was in the property. 

"He was passed to the care of the ambulance.

“And crews evacuated residents form the remaining flats, isolated the electrics and created a cordon for the building.

"The incident was passed over to the Local Authority following being made safe."

Residents from the remaining flats were evacuated following the incident.