Car slams into Helensvale house

Elderly driver taken to hospital

A car has slammed into a house in Helensvale this morning.

Police said it looks like an 87-year-old man accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake, and smashed into the house on Maldon Ct at 9am.

He and his wife were taken to hospital as a precaution, while no one inside the house was injured. 

Firefighters said the was no major structural damage to the home, other than some broken windows.