Car Launches into Roof of St. Louis Home

Authorities were called to the 5900 block of Lillian where a car was lodged into the roof of a house

Authorities were called to the 5900 block of Lillian where a car was lodged into the roof of a house

"Everybody up and down here has had their yards redone", he said, adding that numerous parked cars on the street are frequently hit by speeding cars.

The accident also appears to have damaged a neighboring home.

"The good thing is, I'm alive", said Redding, who recently retired after spending the last 22 years as a restaurant and bar manager at a local country club, according to the Post-Dispatch. "The fact that he was trapped inside the vehicle wasn't just a slide him out, he was trapped". They said the solution is either to add speed bumps to slow the flow of traffic or see the intersection at Lillian and Mimika become a one-way street, to stop these crashes from happening in the first place.

St. Louis firefighters responded to the call on Sunday and had to carefully remove the man from the roof, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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"We had accessed the roof and the structure to see if it was safe to get on the roof", Arras said. A Facebook post published at around 4:30 p.m. on the department's page said one occupant was rescued and transported in critical condition by EMS. 'It was determined that it was viable.

Redding, meanwhile, was left with a home that may never be habitable again.

"I had a auto smash, turn my railing off", Jones said.

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