AN ELDERLY man has crashed his car into a house in King William Street this morning.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene in Old Town shortly after 11am after the car hit the house and caused severe damage to the brickwork and front window.

Nobody was in the house at the time.

The driver is believed to have suffered a head injury, was treated by paramedics and has been taken to the Great Western Hospital.

The road has been closed to all traffic while the scene is made safe.