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English definition of “go into sth”

go into sth

(HIT) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
If a vehicle goes into something such as a tree or a wall, it hits it: Their car was travelling at 50 miles an hour when it went into the tree. → Compare collideHitting against objects accidentally and colliding
(Definition of go into sth (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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