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SUV loses control, lands on St. Louis house

4 years 11 months 1 week ago Monday, July 17 2017 Jul 17, 2017 July 17, 2017 12:48 PM July 17, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. LOUIS, Missouri - Firefighters had to rescue a driver from a rooftop after an SUV lost control and landed on the roof of a suburban St. Louis home Sunday.

According to the St. Louis Fire Department, the speeding vehicle lost control and crashed into a home in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. Firefighters said the driver was rescued from the wreckage and taken to a hospital in critical condition. 

The vehicle apparently sped through the house's sloped front yard and launched itself onto the roof.

According to the fire department's Facebook page, no one was home at the time of the incident. The homeowner later returned from the gym to discover the incident.

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