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Garage demolished as car crashes into house

A crash on The Chase in Mississauga on March 24, 2011.

An elderly driver may have suffered a heart attack moments before a collision that seriously damaged a Mississauga home, police said Thursday.

The driver lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a garage on The Chase, near Mississauga Road and Highway 403, around 3:15 p.m. The car then caught fire.

“The victim has been transported to a local hospital, where he is walking and talking,” Peel Regional Police Cst. Adam Minnion told CityNews.

Earlier, Minnion sent a Tweet from the scene: “Great Job by first responders at accident on The Chase!! Brought driver back to life.”

No one in the home was injured. Police are investigating.