Car Falls from Atlanta Parking Deck in Atlanta, Georgia
ATLANTA, GA- Fox5atlanta.com reports that a vehicle drove through a fence and fell 30 feet from a parking deck in Atlanta on Monday, September 24, 2018.*
Surveillance footage of the garage shows the vehicle, a white compact car, rush around stopped traffic and then enter a parking lot in front of the Mouth Peace Dentist. The vehicle was not on the screen when it struck a chain-link fence knocking off its hubcap and license plate. Then the vehicle strikes a retaining wall and flips. Another camera caught the car falling 30 feet to where it landed near a person who was washing a car in the Carvana Atlanta garage.
Witnesses were on their way to work during rush hour when the unexpected accident took place. One witness, Dr. Aletha Chappelear, said she heard the sound of the car hitting the ground, but thought that is was train cars bumping into one another. Chappelear went to help when she realized what had happened. Chappelear placed sheets over the broken glass from the crash in order to help the man exit the vehicle.
The man who fell in the car only sustained minor injuries. Witnesses were shocked that the man was able to walk away from the scene of the accidentand say that the only part of the car that was not badly damaged was the part right above the man’s head. The driver told witnesses that his “foot got stuck on the pedal.” He stayed at the scene of the accident.The man’s identity has not yet been released. Police have not said whether or not they intend to file charges.
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