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STRANGE BUT TRUE: Airborne Car Bounces Off Roof, Lands in Yard

A flying car isn’t necessarily a far-fetched fantasy from the future. A man in Stamford, Conn., proved this in late April when he drove his car into a stone wall, went airborne, bounced off a roof and landed, suffering non-life-threatening injuries.

The Stamford Advocate says that around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, April 23, the man drove into the wall, sending his car flying, end-over-end, through the air. Witnesses said the car’s rear end bounced off the roof of a house used as an accountant’s office before landing in the yard of a 58-year-old woman next door. During its flight, the car also took out power lines.

“It sounded like a bomb went off,” the woman told the newspaper. “I don’t know how he is alive. I don’t know how this man survived the accident.”

The accountant whose roof was damaged by the crash says it looks as if someone was trying to install a skylight, and he estimated the damage to the house to be between $20,000 and $30,000.


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See photos of the accident scene from the Stamford Advocate

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