Car slams into ground after seven storey tumble from parking garage
A motorist in the US is surprised to still be alive after a car falling from a parking garage just missed the vehicle he was in.
William Burch had just pulled into the bottom floor of the parking garage in Austin, Texas, when a BMW car falls from the sky.
A video of the incident, which occurred on July 13, was released on Friday by Austin police and shows just how close Burch came to being squashed.
He told Fox 7 news that his SUV stalled for a second and that had probably saved him.
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A woman in the BMW suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
"Gosh. That's crazy. It's amazing I'm still alive," Burch told Fox 7 when viewing the footage for the first time.
The car had suffered damage before slamming into the ground after hitting a building across the alley on its way down.