A MAN was taken to hospital after a car smashed into a house in Brierley Hill.

The crash happened at around 4am on Wednesday October 31, three cars were damaged during the incident.

The suspected driver of the car which hit the house, on Amblecote Road, made off but was apprehended by police.

West Midlands Ambulance Service comfirmed an ambulance and a paramedic officer were dispatched to the scene.

The man was treated at the scene for minor injuries and taken to hospital for further checks.

The road was closed while officers from West Midlands Fire Service made the scene safe and structural engineers carried out an inspection of the house.