Texas vehicle tumbles seven stories

Police in Austin, Texas, have released surveillance video showing a BMW plunging seven storeys from a downtown parking garage and striking another vehicle as it lands in an alley.

The harrowing incident happened on July 13, but the Austin Police Department just released video of the scene.

The driver of the Tahoe SUV, William Burch, wasn't hurt. Out of nowhere, a BMW falls into frame, hitting the ground and bouncing against the Tahoe.

"I was talking to my mom on speaker on my phone, and I heard all these loud noises and bangs", he said. She suffered serious injuries.

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Surveillance video shows the auto hit the pavement after a seven-storey plunge from a downtown parking garage and striking another vehicle as it lands in the alley.

"I can just imagine what she was thinking when I had said, "a auto just landed on me, I gotta go", he said.

In September a 23-year-old man accidentally drove off the garage's top level however his auto miraculously dangled for several minutes and he managed to escape, Dallas News reports.

He was not injured in the incident, and the driver of the BMW escaped with the help of a bystander. Waco's KXXV-TV reported that the garage was cited by officials that same month for unsafe barrier cable systems.

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