Speeding car goes airborne, crashing into second floor of California building

Hannah Rogers
January 15, 2018

"The driver, who admitted to using narcotics, will be admitted to a local hospital for observation", the news release said.

Two people were injured after the driver of a auto, who was apparently speeding, crashed into a Santa Ana building and somehow ended up in the second floor, Orange County Fire Agency officials said Sunday morning.

Authorities say the Nissan Altima hit a centre divider today, soared into the air and plowed into the top floor of the two-story structure. Authorities had to rescue the second person.

OCFA in Santa Ana of a vehicle that crashed into the building.

Santa Ana is located about 35 miles south of Los Angeles. Both suffered minor injuries.

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Santa Ana firefighters work to remove the vehicle from the building. The auto was traveling at a high speed when it hit the concrete median.

The incident caused a small fire that injured one person, who managed to get out of the sedan unassisted, the OCFA said.

Fire officials used a crane to pull the vehicle out of the building and bring it down, Horner said.

Fire crews were on hand to put out a brief fire to the building.

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