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BMW plunges off Austin parking garage

13 August 2017, 01:07 | Marta Robbins

People rush to the scene to help the woman whose car fell seven stories to the ground

People rush to the scene to help the woman whose car fell seven stories to the ground

A BMW hardtop convertible fell seven stories when its driver mistook the brakes for the gas petal and drove off the edge of the Littlefield Parking Garage in Austin, Texas.

A screen grab from security camera footage shows the moment a BMW auto slams into the ground just missing an SUV after falling seven floors from a parking garage. Bowmer later told an officer she believed she must have mistakenly hit the accelerator instead of the brake and broke through the cables, the report said.

After slamming into the ground, the vehicle hit a passing SUV, but inflicted only minor damage and did not injure its driver. She suffered serious injuries.

A similar accident occurred at the same garage September 9, 2016 when a 24-year-old man crashed through the barriers on the top level.

Police said they are still investigating the exact cause of the crash.

After the previous incident, we engaged a structural engineer to review the situation, and repairs to the safety barriers were performed according to his recommendation.

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Two arterial hemorrhages in her head almost killed Bowmer, she said.

The vehicle then rests on its roof - as nearby witnesses, mostly construction workers, rush to the scene.

Here is the newspaper's account of the latest crash, along with its account of O'Connor's fall and his rescue from the dangling SUV by a passer-by.

The driver of the Tahoe SUV, William Burch, wasn't hurt.

Bowmer says the wires that serve as walls in the parking garage made her "freak out". The garage is now looking at redesigning its entire cable system.

Bowmer, who could not be reached by The Post, is looking to take legal action, though no suit has been filed yet, the paper said.



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