NEWTOWN — A teenaged driver was taken to a hospital after his car crashed into a Sandy Hook house on Friday morning, police said.

“The vehicle was being operated by a 17-year-old male, who we believe at this time, might have suffered some type of medical issue, causing him to lose control of his vehicle and crash into the raised ranch,” Newtown police said.

The driver was taken to Danbury Hospital for evaluation.

Police said the residents of the single-family dwelling were home at the time of the accident, but not injured.

Firefighters said the driver of the Toyota sedan had to be extricated from the vehicle that became wedged inside the house.

The accident was reported at 9:20 a.m. after the vehicle plowed into a house at on Cherry Street.

Photos show most of the vehicle inside the lower level of the home. The impact tore apart, wood, wallboard and insulation.

The vehicle became wedged in the house, hanging just a few feet from the floor.

Leaking propane gas that had to be shut off.

Shortly after he crash, workers were on the scene to remove the vehicle and repair damage.

“What the hell happened,” said Brian Molloy, of JP MaGuire Property Damage Clean Up & Reconstruction, when he arrived. “There was significant damage. The car even went through the water line” inside the house.

The house, built in 1971, is on the corner of Cherry Street and Cherry Heights Terrace. The open front yard offered no obstructions to slow the vehicle.

According to Newtown property records, the house was transferred to Spooner LLC in 2009 by Patrick Noone, who has life use of the property.

The house sitting on a half-acre, has 1,080 square feet of living area along with a finished basement and garage area on the lower level.

Note: An earlier version of this story said two persons were injured. Newtown police said only the driver was taken to Danbury hospital for evaluation.