A 23-YEAR-old man has been arrested after crashing into a house at speed in Denaby last night, injuring an elderly woman.
Officers were alerted to a white Skoda travelling at excessive speed in the Denaby area shortly after 9pm and began a short pursuit when the vehicle failed to stop.
The driver of the car is then believed to have lost control and collided with a property in Harlington Court, said a spokeswoman from South Yorkshire Police.
"The driver of the Skoda is reported to have fled the scene, but the 23-year-old was later detained by police," added the spokeswoman.
"He was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop when directed, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and driving over the prescribed limit of alcohol. He remains in police custody.
"The occupant of the house, a 68-year-old woman, was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries."
The spokeswoman said the passenger in the Skoda, a 20-year-old woman was uninjured.
The incident will now be referred to the Indpendent Police Complaints Comission (IOPC).
If you have any information, call police on 101, quoting incident number 828 of January 26.