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Jeep Driven Off 6-Story Parking Garage In Santa Monica. Driver Critical

In this early Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 photo released by the Santa Monica Fire Department shows a vehicle that plunged into the sidewalk in Santa Monica, Calif. A man was hospitalized after driving his Jeep off the the sixth floor of a Los Angeles-area parking garage. Responding officers found the destroyed vehicle up against a McDonald's restaurant across the street from the public parking structure. The 20-year-old driver was conscious and speaking with officers when they arrived. He was transported in critical condition. Fire officials say two passengers inside the Jeep were able to jump out before it went off the roof. The cause of the crash is under investigation. (Santa Monica Fire Department via AP)

A California man is alive after driving his Jeep off a six-story parking garage and onto a McDonald’s.

The Santa Monica Police Department says the 20-year-old driver suffered injuries but was able to speak with officers.

Firefighters had to extricate him from the Jeep, and took him to a local hospital in critical condition.

The fire department said two passengers jumped out of the Jeep before it went flying off the parking garage shortly after midnight Sunday morning February 23rd, 2020.

It’s not clear yet if drugs or alcohol were involved in the mishap.

The roof of the McDonald’s had significant damage.

 

 

(Santa Monica Fire Department via AP)

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