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Careening car ends up on roof of Southern California house

8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago February 04, 2016 Feb 4, 2016 Thursday, February 04 2016 February 04, 2016 3:51 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow
Image: Daily Breeze

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif.  - It's hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride.

Palos Verdes Estates police Capt. Mark Velez says a driver with a medical problem lost control of his car on a residential street Wednesday.

Velez tells the Daily Breeze newspaper  that the man hit two parked cars, rolled up the driveway of a house, ricocheted off another car and was somehow went skyward, ending up atop the detached garage of a neighboring house.

Firefighters pulled the man from the car and took him to a hospital, but he wasn't seriously hurt. No one else was injured.

Police got a crane to pull the car off the roof.

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