Car crashes into South Boston residence

Car crashes into South Boston residence

BOSTON — Residents of a building in South Boston were forced to evacuate after a car crashed into the home on East Third Street, according to a tweet by the Boston Fire Department.

The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. on Saturday night at 614 East Third St.

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The driver of that car was hospitalized, BFD said. Seventeen residents were displaced in total from 614 and 616 East Third St. Boston Inspectional Services is expected to send a structural engineer to evaluate the building.

This is the second time in two days that a car has crashed into a building in the South Boston neighborhood.

Early Friday morning, a driver crashed through the glass storefront of McGoo’s Pizzeria on West Broadway, displacing six residents who lived above the business.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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