The top floor of a house and its roof have been destroyed by a car that flew through the air after crashing into a mound of earth in a US garden.
The incident took place on Bergis Road, in the city of Lake Oswego, in Clackamas County, in the US state of Oregon, on the evening of 23rd March.
The Lake Oswego Fire Department shared footage of the aftermath on social media with the caption: “Firefighters responded to a vehicle that crashed through a second-story of a house on Bergis Rd.”
The video shows the damage to the house and the crashed car lying on its side.
Local police said: “The vehicle launched from a berm in the back yard at a high rate of speed. 1 person was transported and @LOPolice is investigating.”
According to reports, the driver “launched” from the berm, a rounded mound of soil, and crashed into the second floor of the house
The accident was reported after 6pm just off Bergis Road, in Lake Oswego.
The local police said no family members were home at the time of the incident.
There were a number of domestic pets in the property when the driver crashed into the second floor, but they were all unharmed.
The emergency services arrived on the scene and the driver was taken to a nearby hospital in a serious condition. There have been no further updates on the driver’s condition.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.