A CAR smashed into a house last night after the driver's foot slipped.

Police were called to reports of a two vehicle collision on Avon Road in Darlington shortly after 8.30pm last night, June 1.

The collision involved a Volkswagen Sharan and a Mazda.

It is believed the driver of the VW was reversing from their drive when their foot slipped on the accelerator, sending the car backwards into the Mazda and a property.

Nobody was injured however structural damage was caused to the house.