A DRIVER smashed into a house leaving two people badly shaken before fleeing the scene on foot.

Police are investigating after the motorist ploughed into the property on Dunnings Road, East Grinstead, at about 7.15pm.

Mid Sussex neighbourhood policing inspector Darren Taylor said the pair escaped serious injury.

He said on Twitter: "Two very shaken residents as you can imagine but there were no serious injuries thankfully.

"The driver made off on foot before we arrived. Enquiries are ongoing."