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Car Ploughs Into We Buy Any Car Building

Dominic Smithers

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Car Ploughs Into We Buy Any Car Building

A car ploughed into a We Buy Any Car building in the United States, becoming wedged in a corner of the office.


The police said that no one was in the car when they arrived at the scene on West Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, earlier today.

Footage from the chaotic scene shows bricks piled on top of the windshield, with the front of the car a crumpled mess.

According to local reports on WPXI, two airbags had been deployed, leading police to believe that there were at least two people in the car at the time of the crash.

Following the incident, officers contacted local hospitals to see whether anyone had checked in as a result of the collision.

The building inspector also visited the scene and said it was safe and would stay standing due to where the impact was.

Credit: WPXI
Credit: WPXI

According to reports, the road on which the crash occurred is well known for cars travelling at incredible speeds.

The incident happened at around 4.40am (local time), with emergency responders closing the road for around an hour-and-a-half.

Reporter Alyssa Raymond was on the scene throughout.

She tweeted: "First emergency responders got here around 4.40 this morning. Building inspector here. Tow truck just got here too. Inbound lane blocked off at Curranhill. If you're familiar with the area, road is blocked where the BP is."

At 6.07am, she added: "Road back open. All emergency vehicles are gone. BE CAREFUL though... saw horses are in far right lane. Almost just witnessed a car rear-end another car that stopped to get into the left lane."

Earlier this month, a man narrowly escaped death after a falling tree fell and landed on top of his car, after being struck by lightning.

Credit: Henri Cheramie
Credit: Henri Cheramie

Henri Cheramie, 37, was sat in his car during a storm on 4 May when, after spotting the lightning, he stood up and looked through his sunroof to see what was going on.

Suddenly, he found the front of his vehicle crushed under a giant branch from a tree, which had been hit by the strike. It landed across the front windows and would've surely killed him if he'd not moved just seconds earlier.

"I see lightning just arc across the sky and hit a tree," Cheramie told the Montgomery Advertiser.

"I lean a bit and go, 'Did lightning just strike that?' and the next thing I know, half of my body is out of the sunroof and the top of the car is being weighed down by a giant branch that is bisected just where my face is.

"I felt like Buster Keaton."

Featured Image Credit: WPXI

Topics: Police, Crash, US News, Car, Ambulance

Dominic Smithers
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