The end came after the car – latterly on just three wheels after losing one on route – ploughed through several gardens, hedges, fences and a lamp-post and crashed so violently into the three-year-old two-bedroom detached bungalow that it dislodged the bathroom tiles and woke up the local vicar half a mile away.
Loud enough to wake the local vicar - I'm sure they're not know for being asleep. Has echoes of a certain Monty Python sketch.
Sorry Janet - if you come across this post!!
Also note the 'on route' eggcorn