Vehicle goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of California office

A car remains lodged inside the second floor of a Santa Ana dentist office after the driver crashed into the building on Jan. 14 2018

A car remains lodged inside the second floor of a Santa Ana dentist office after the driver crashed into the building on Jan. 14 2018

Drugs allegedly played a role in a mind-blowing accident in which a vehicle careened off a California road and ended up wedged in the second floor of a building.

A fire sparked in the building following the collision, but it was extinguished quickly.

Firefighters said there were two people inside the vehicle. The vehicle hit the center divider and went airborne and landed into the building.

According to a spokesperson for Orange County Fire, the driver of the auto hit the center divider, c causing the vehicle to go airborne and land into the building.

Crews will use a crane to remove the vehicle from the building.

The car's occupants both sustained minor injuries. The incident caused a small fire that injured one person, who managed to get out of the sedan unassisted, the OCFA said. The passenger inside the auto also later managed to escape the vehicle. Members from OCFA & LA COUNTY Urban Search & Rescue teams are removing the vehicle from the building.

According to officers from Santa Ana Police Department, the auto was travelling at high speed on French Street when it struck a raised central divide, launching it into the air.

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