The driver of a fuel tanker in Wool, Dorset, was being hunted by police after he drove his vehicle into a residential home, setting it ablaze.
The tanker struck the side of the building at 8.40 this morning. The occupant, a woman, was described as safe and well despite the property suffering "significant" damage.
A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: "Police are investigating a road traffic collision and property fire in Wool, with officers appealing for witnesses to come forward.
"Dorset Police received calls from reporting that a fuel tanker had collided with a bungalow.
Police were asking for witnesses to come forward and asking them to get in touch using the non-emergency police number, 101.