A MAN was taken to hospital after the car he was driving ploughed into a house in Gornal.

The 36-year-old was treated for neck and chest pain after the incident, which happened at 1.15pm on August 10 in Jews Lane.

The man, who was out of the vehicle when paramedics arrived at the scene, was immobilised and taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

His injuries are not believed to be serious.