A car crashed into the porch of a house on Down River Road in New Canaan Dec. 26, according to police.

The driver, a 22-year-old New Canaan man, was taken to Norwalk Hospital with minor injuries, police said. He was alone in the vehicle.

Police said the man was driving south on Main Street at 10:50 a.m. when he crossed the lawn of a house on Down River Road and struck the porch.

Police said the home's front porch and railing were damaged. The car, a 4-door Volkswagen Passat, had substantial damage and was towed from the scene, police said.

The accident is under investigation.

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