Vehicle goes airborne, crashes into 2nd-floor dental office in Santa Ana

A firefighter is seen near an office building in Santa Ana after a car slammed into the structures second floor in a bizarre crash on Sunday Jan. 14 2018

A driver who police say admitted to using narcotics crashed his auto into the second floor of a dental office in Santa Ana Sunday.

The vehicle, a white Nissan Altima, was driving at a high rate of speed and crossed three lanes of 17th street in Santa Ana, California, before hitting a median and going airborne. The sedan then struck the raised center median on 17th Street, which launched the vehicle into the air.

- OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO)OCFA in Santa Ana with a vehicle that crashed into the second floor of a small Office building.

The driver, according to the Los Angeles Times, later admitted to using narcotics while behind the wheel.

The car's driver was taken to the hospital for observation.

The occurrence caused a little fire that harmed one individual, who figured out how to escape the vehicle unassisted, the OCFA said.

Crews had to use a crane to remove the vehicle from the building. A fire was extinguished after the crash. Both victims had minor injuries according to firefighters.



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