A car has driven into the kitchen of a house on Cambridge Rd in Bethlehem, Tauranga.

Witnesses say no one was seriously injured when the car lost control on a steep driveway and hit the home.

Police, firefighters and an ambulance were called to the scene, opposite Westminster Dr, about 7.10pm Sunday night.

Te Ahu Martin said he was in the house in front of the damaged one watching television with relatives when he saw heard a car coming down the drive and saw headlights go by - fast.

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Then he heard the crash and rushed out to find a car had hit the house behind, going in through the kitchen.

He said his grandfather and grandmother, who he lived with in the front house, were in the car but were thankfully okay.

"It just happened so fast."

The damaged house belonged to his parents and while people were home, no one inside the house was injured.