First responders assess the damage to a home after a car slammed through a garage in Rancho Bernardo. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A vehicle crashed through the wall of a garage at a single-story house Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.

The owner of the single-story home in the 15600 block of Caminito La Torre told OnScene TV that she was having brake problems with her vehicle, and slammed into a wall of her garage at 9:20 a.m. Sunday.

The crash impacted a bedroom and knocked over a water heater, causing a gas leak, said Battalion Chief David Pilkerton of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. said.

San Diego Gas & Electric crews stopped the leak and a city building inspector and a structural engineer were on the scene to determine whether the residence was safe for the homeowner to enter, the battalion chief said.

The homeowner’s family was taking care of the resident until she was allowed to go back home.

Updated 3 p.m. Sept. 26, 2021

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