Car Falls 7 Stories From Texas Parking Garage

  08/11/2017


Police in Austin, Texas have released a surveillance video that shows a car plunging seven stories from a downtown parking garage and striking another vehicle as it lands in an alley.

The video was released Thursday and shows the car landing on top of an SUV then rolling upside down onto the ground. Minutes later you can see people run to help the driver escape.

Police say the accident happened when the woman drove through retention wires on the seventh floor, hit a building across the street and plunged to the alley below. It's not known what made her initially drive through the wires

The SUV's driver wasn't hurt and neither was anyone in the car that the SUV landed on. Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services officials said at the time that the woman was treated at a hospital.
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